Chickpea And Sweet Potato Patties


Chickpea And Sweet Potato Patties

Chickpea (or garbanzo) sweet potato patties are a tasty veggie alternative to meat burgers. Serve these low fat cakes in burger buns or wrapped in lettuce and drizzled with ketchup or sweet chilli sauce.

Chickpea And Sweet Potato Patties
Serves: 4
  • ¾ pound (800 g) sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1½ cup chickpeas (garbanzo beans), cooked
  • 2 scallions, cut
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seed
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root, grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons bread flour
  • 6 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup peas (no need to defrost)
  1. Cook sweet potatoes in boiling water until soft. Drain. Transfer to a food processor.
  2. Add chickpeas, scallions, garlic, cumin, ginger, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Puree until smooth.
  3. Transfer to a bowl and stir in bread flour and whole wheat flour. Then stir in frozen peas. Form into patties about ½-inch thick and 2½ inches in diameter.
  4. Over medium heat, heat oil in a skillet. Add the patties and cook until lightly browned on each side and heated through, about 10 minutes.

Recipe adapted from here.



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