A delicious meat-free meal, high in insoluble fibre to support gut health
1 can of drained chickpeas (or you
can cook from dried)
1 tsp curry powder
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 – 1 cup breadcrumbs
1 spring onion
Handful of coriander (chopped)
Squeeze of lemon/lime
2 cups mashed kumara
1. Roughly mash chickpeas with fork, add curry powder, cayenne, egg, breadcrumbs, spring onion, coriander, lime, mashed kumara and mix well.
2. Combine 2 Tbsp of mixture, roll and then flatten out to make a patty.
3. Heat oil in pan over medium heat, cook patties 2-4min per side.
4. Serve on wholegrain bun, top with sliced tomato and cucumber and salad greens.
Hint: mix 1 pottle of greek yoghurt + bunch of mint + 1/4 garlic together to make a base dressing.
When you are focusing on the health of your digestive system, chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) have long been valued for their high fibre content.
Chickpeas are a very versatile legume and have a nutty, buttery like starchy texture.
Popular in Middle Eastern and Indian foods, chickpeas are used in mainstream dishes such as hummus, falafels and curries.