Kofta Burger with Raita & onion Bhaji

2 hours

6

Introduction

This is our favourite burger and is packed with flavours and texture.

Kofta Burger with Raita & onion Bhaji

Steps

To make the burgers

Cook the brown lentils until soft, but not mushy

Drain well and spread on a tray to allow to dry and cool

Place the lentils in a mixing bowl and add the rest of the ingredients except the flour

Mix thoroughly

Add the flour to bind the burger mixture together

Refrigerate for 20 minutes to allow the mixture to rest

Add more gluten free flour if the mixture is too wet

Preheat your oven to 180C

Form into 6 burger sized patties

Cook in a medium hot pan with a little oil, until lightly browned on both sides.

Place all the burgers onto a lined baking sheet and cook in the oven for 7 minutes

To make the raita

Squeeze as much water out of the grated cucumber as possible in your hands or in a clean cloth

Pick the mint leaves from the stem and chop with a knife

Combine with the yoghurt and cucumber

heat your onion bhaji's as per the instructions

when hot flatten slightly with a spoon

Build your burgers.

The Burger mixture will freeze, but you may need to add a touch more flour when you defrost.

Ingredients

For the burger

250g dried brown lentils

1&1/2 Tbsp garam masala

1tsp ground cumin

2tsp ground coriander

1tsp grated fresh ginger

1/2tsp mild chili powder

1 tin black beans drained

50g fresh coriander (chopped)

3Tbsp gluten free flour

For the Raita for 6

250g Greek style vegan yogurt

1/2 a cucumber grated

a sprig of garden mint

Garnish

6 Vegan Brioche buns or buns of your choice

Sliced tomato

lettuce

one pack of onion bhajis

Mango Chutney