Chickpea Burger Recipe

Have a touch of Indian salad and very famous falafel. Tastes good if you choose the right burger bun.


  • 4 burger buns
  • 1 Cup chickpeas [soaked overnight and boiled till soften]
  • 1 small potato [boiled and mashed]
  • salt as per taste
  • black pepper powder as per taste
  • 2-3 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4th cup sesame seed
  • 2 tbsp oil and for shallow frying
  • some water
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1 big tomato sliced
  • 1 big onion sliced
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1/2 cup spinach [remove all stems and chop finely]
  1. First let us make the Tahini Sauce. Fry sesame seeds a little on a griddle till they become lite brown in color, no oil required.
  2. In a grinder mix sesame seeds, garlic, salt as per taste, 1 green chilly and oil. Keep on adding water, a tbsp at a time, till u get thick sauce. Keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl, mix yogurt, spinach, black pepper, salt and cumin seeds. Keep it aside.
  4. Mesh chickpeas. Mix chickpeas, potato, bread crumbs, salt green chillies, black pepper powder and cumin seeds. 
  5. Make burger size tikkis and shallow fry them on medium to low heat till golden brown.
  6. Now lets make the burger. Cut burger bun from center and make 2 parts of the bread.
  7. On one part place all thing in this sequence: first put lettuce leaf, add some yogurt mix on it, put tikki, add 1-2 tbsp of tahini sauce, then put some slices of tomato, cucumber and onion on top of it, sprinkle a little salt on it, cover it with another half of bun. Serve.