Mediterranean Falafel Burgers
Made with Buns and Rolls Brown Buns
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5ml oil

1 onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 x 410g chickpeas, drained and mashed

1 egg, beaten

5ml ground cumin

3ml paprika

45ml fresh parsley, chopped

15ml fresh mint, chopped

150g fresh breadcrumbs

15ml cake flour

Salt and milled black pepper

Flour, for shaping

Oil, for frying

Tzatziki

1 small Mediterranean cucumber

3ml salt

10ml fresh mint, chopped

1 clove garlic, chopped

3ml honey

125g thick Greek-style plain yoghurt

 

To serve:

5-6 Albany Superior Brown Buns, sliced

A few lettuce leaves, torn

1 red onion, sliced

1 tomato, sliced

Falafel patties

Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onions and garlic for 4-5 minutes.

Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and allow to cool.

Add the mashed chickpeas, beaten egg, cumin, paprika, parsley and mint and mix well.

Add the breadcrumbs and cake flour. Season well with salt and pepper. Combine well.

Use floured hands to shape the mixture into 5 – 6 patties.

Heat a little oil in a frying pan and fry the falafel patties over a low heat, for 3-5 minutes per side, until golden and browned.

 

Tzatziki

 Coarsely grate the cucumber and season with salt.

Stand the mixture in a colander to drain and pat dry with kitchen paper.

Mix the remaining ingredients in a small mixing bowl.

Add the cucumber and serve at once.

 

To serve:

Build falafel and tzatziki burgers by starting with a falafel patty, some lettuce leaves, red onion and tomato slices and some tzatziki.

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