Chickpea Sweet Potato Burgers

Dietician Amit Shah


  • 1/4 cup (20.25 g) oats
  • 1.5 inch ginger
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1.5 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 Tbsp Coriander
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • Red pepper flakes or sriracha
  • 2 Tbsp flax seed meal or chia seeds
  • 1/2 cup (140 g) sweet potato puree or mash
  • Oat flour or chickpea flour or breadcrumbs as needed


  • Preheat the oven to 200ºc. Process oats, garlic ginger in a processor. Add chickpeas, cilantro and blend. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Add everything from soy sauce through sweet potato puree/mash. Mix well.
  • Add ground oats or chickpea flour to help reduce moisture in the mixture. Shape using
    greased hands or shape through a cookie cutter. Place on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake at pre-heated 200ºc for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for another 5 to 10 mins.
  • Layer kale/greens/lettuce, tomato, burger patty in whole wheat buns and serve
  • Optional : Salsa Verdue (as per recipe) or 1 Slice Cheese