Tasty and Easy middle eastern recipe for Falafel burgers. Learn how to make best falafel burgers. A healthy vegetarian burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn't want the calories. This recipe consists of chickpeas, garlic, parsley, cumin, coriander, harissa paste, plain flower, pita bread, tomato salsa, green salad, and onion.
Preparation and cooking times
Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time 6 mins
Ingredients - Serves 4
400g can chickpeas , rinsed and drained
garlic clove , chopped
handful of flat-leaf parsley or curly parsley
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
1⁄2 tsp harissa paste or chilli powder
2 tbsp plain flour
2 tbsp sunflower oil
toasted pitta bread
200g tub tomato salsa , to serve
green salad , to serve
1 small red onion , roughly chopped
- Pat the chickpeas dry with kitchen paper. Tip into a food processor along with the onion, garlic, parsley, spices, flour and a little salt. Blend until fairly smooth, then shape into four patties with your hands.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the burgers, then quickly fry for 3 mins on each side until lightly golden. Serve with toasted pittas, tomato salsa and a green salad.
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