Curried Chickpea and Lentil patty

This is a super delicious and easy way to make vegan/vegetarian patties! They're great on they own, in a salad or even as a burger patty! 

Makes 8 large patties or 20 small. 
Ingredients: 
800g canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 long red chilli, diced 
2 garlic cloves, crushed 
1 large brown onion, roughly chopped 
1 egg
1 tbsp red curry paste 
Big sprinkle of salt and pepper 
1 cup cooked red lentils, drained 
1/2 tsp cumin
1 small handful of fresh coriander 
1 tbsp. fresh ginger, grated 
1.5 cups of breadcrumbs 
3 tbsp. olive oil 

Directions: 

  1. Cook lentils according to packet instructions, remember you need 1 cup COOKED, not 1 cup raw and then cooked. 
  2. In a food processor, add chickpeas, chilli, garlic, onion, egg, curry paste, salt, pepper, cooked lentils, cumin, ginger and coriander. 
  3. Whiz until a fine paste (if you like chunky, keep it chunkier!) 
  4. Take out of processor place into a large mixing bowl and add breadcrumbs. 
  5. Mix throughly. 
  6. using a small handful of the mixture (or however big you'd like to make them!) and roll into a ball. Flatten into a patty shape. 
  7. Heat olive oil in a large, nonstick pan over a medium heat. 
  8. Place patties into the pan and cook for 3 minutes on each side, or until lightly golden. 
  9. Serve with fresh coriander and some greek yoghurt. 

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