Quinoa and Chickpea Burgers

Chef Ajay Chopra

Cook Time: 25 mins

Serves: 2 People

Love Burgers? Quinoa can be mixed with any vegetable to make amazing patties for burgers. Read the recipe for the mouth-watering snack here.


  • Fresh coriander leaves: 15 gms
  • Cumin: 5 gms
  • Red chili: 3 gms
  • Salt: to taste
  • Black pepper: to taste
  • Vegetable oil: 15 ml
  • Whole-wheat pitas, for serving : 4 pieces
  • Salad greens, sliced avocado, sliced tomato and mayonnaise or yogurt, for serving (optional)
16.8 gms


  • In a saucepan, bring quinoa and broth to a boil over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat to low and cook until all broth has been absorbed, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly.

  • In a food processor, process bread until fine bread crumbs form.

  • Add chickpeas, quinoa, cilantro, cumin, chilli, salt and pepper and process in short bursts until mixture is finely chopped.

  • Shape mixture into 4 patties.

  • Brush patties with oil.

  • Cook patties in a nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat until golden, about 4 minutes per side.

  • Serve patties with pitas and, if desired, greens, avocado, tomato and mayonnaise or yogurt.


Fibre: 4 g

Carbs: 63.3 g

Protein: 16.8 g

Fats: 18 g

Calories: 481.6 cal