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Tofu And Chickpea Burgers

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Ingredients
  Red onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 , crushed
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Canned chick peas 15 Ounce, drained, rinsed (425 Gram, Garbanzo Beans)
  Silken tofu 3 Ounce, drained (75 Gram, Bean Curd)
  Cooked potato 4 Ounce, diced (115 Gram)
  Chopped coriander 4 Tablespoon (Cilantro)
  Brown breadcrumbs 2 3⁄4 Ounce (75 Gram)
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Burger buns 4 , split
  Tomatoes 2 Medium, sliced
  Carrot 1 Large, grated
  Tahini 1 Teaspoon (Sesame Seed Paste)
  Low fat natural fromage frais 4 Tablespoon (Unsweetened Yogurt)
  Chopped coriander 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic salt To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1) In a pan, add the onion, garlic, spices and lemon juice, allow to boil. Then simmer covered for 5 minutes until soft.
2) In a bowl, add the chick-peas, tofu and potato and mash well. Stir in the onion mixture, coriander and seasoning. Mix well and divide into 4 equal portions and shape into patties.
3) Spread the breadcrumbs over a plate and coat the burgers with the crumbs.
4) In a nonstick frying pan or skillet, shallow fry the burgers in the oil for 5 minutes on each side until golden and cooked through. Remove and drain well on a kitchen paper.
5) In a bowl, combine all of the relish ingredients and allow to chill.
6) Place the tomato and carrot over the bottom half of the buns and then place the burger. Spoon the relish over the burger and cover with the upper half bun.

SERVING
7) Serve immediately in a nice plate

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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