You'll Need:


400g chickpeas;

2 tbsp plain flour;

1 chopped red onion;

1 chopped garlic clove;

1 tsp ground cumin;

1 tsp ground coriander;

1 tsp dry mixed herbs;

1⁄2 tsp chilli powder;

2 tbsp olive oil.




1 - Drain the chickpeas and pat them dry with kitchen roll.


2 - Blend the chickpeas, flour, garlic, red onion, mixed herbs, cumin, coriander, and chilli powder together with a pinch of salt and pepper until you have a fairly smooth consistency. We chose to have the blender on a lower speed for longer rather than blast into a pulp quickly – Experiment with your blender!


3 - Shape the mix into 'burger' patties using your hands. (We find the mix makes two lovely big burgers or four regular sized ones).


4 - Quick fry on both sides in olive oil, just to bind the outer surface of the patties, before transferring them to barbecue for that flame grilled taste.


5 - Lightly toast pittas on the grill, slice open, add your burgers.


Serve with salad and enjoy.


Verdict: One was not enough, it's not that they were not filling - they're so tasty that they demand a second helping.