Curried chickpea burgers

Curried_Chickpea_Burger_easy Food

Serves 4

2½ tbsp vegetable oil
½ an onion, chopped
1 x 400g tin of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
2 eggs
1 tbsp curry powder
1 tsp dried coriander
100g breadcrumbs
Salt and black pepper

To serve:
Burger buns, wraps or pittas

  1. Heat half a tablespoon of the oil in a large pan over a medium heat and cook the onion for 5-6 minutes until softened. Transfer to a bowl and allow to cool, setting the pan aside.
  2. Drain the chickpeas and add to the bowl along with the eggs, curry powder, coriander and breadcrumbs. Season with salt and pepper, then mash together into a rough paste using a potato masher or fork.
  3. Divide the mixture into eight equal portions and form into small patties.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a large pan over a medium heat and cook the patties for 2-3 minutes per side until golden and crisp. Remove from the pan and drain on a plate lined with kitchen paper.
  5. Serve the burgers in buns, wraps or pittas with your toppings of choice, or add them to a salad plate.

Per serving: 252kcals, 13.1g fat (2.8g saturated), 25.2g carbs (2.5g sugars), 8.6g protein, 3.2g fibre, 0.266g sodium

OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Try serving with mango chutney, raita or tzatziki.