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Chickpea Burger with Curried Yogurt Sauce

A hearty vegetarian Chickpea Burger loaded with garlic, onions, cumin and cilantro sandwiched on a bun with curried yogurt sauce. The perfect veggie burger!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 650 kcal


Chickpea Burger Ingredients:

  • 2 15 ounce cans garbanzo beans, drained
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 medium onion chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • oil for frying
  • lettuce
  • 4 hamburger buns

Curried Yogurt Sauce:

  • 3/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Whisk together all ingredients for curried yogurt sauce. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Mash garbanzo beans together in a bowl until chunky. Mix in garlic, onions, cumin, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cilantro, panko and eggs. Mix until well combined. You can also do this step in a food processor, just process until chunky not totally smooth.
  • Divide the mixture into four equal parts and roll into balls. Gently flatten into patties.
  • Combine flour remaining salt and garlic powder together on a plate. Dredge chickpea burgers in the flour.
  • Heat a thin layer of oil in a skillet over medium heat. Fry burgers on both sides until golden brown and warmed through, 5 minutes per side.
  • Toast hamburger buns under broiler if desired.
  • To assemble the burger: Place chickpea burger on bottom bun and top with lettuce. Spread curried yogurt sauce on top bun and place on top of patty. Repeat with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately.




Calories: 650kcalCarbohydrates: 90.1gProtein: 23.9gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 3.5gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 1504mgFiber: 10.6gSugar: 6g
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Keywords: burger, chickpeas, veggie burger