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Chickpea Burger Patties (Air Fryer & Stove top)

VegCookBook by Praveena
Chickpea Burger Patties (Air Fryer & Stove top). Falafel Burger Patties, which are protein rich, essential carbs, rich in iron & fiber. Freezer friendly.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine English
Servings 10 patties


  • Air-Fryer for air-fryer method
  • Frying pan (for stove-top method)


  • Chickpeas / Chana / Garbanzo beans - 1 cup
  • Sweet Potatoes - 2 medium / 1 large
  • Chickpea flour / Besan / Gram flour - 1 tablespoon
  • Onion - 1 (medium size)
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves - 3 twigs
  • Cumin / Jeera Powder - 1 teaspoon
  • Cooking Oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Green Chillies - 1 
  • Salt - 1 teaspoon
  • Cooking Oil - 2 tablespoons (for stove-top) 
  •   " " - 1 teaspoon     (for air-fryer)     


  • Take the chickpeas into a wide vessel, wash them thoroughly.
  • Add double the amount of water and let them soak overnight / for 7 to 8 hrs. Later, strain the water.
  • Wash the sweet potatoes, do not peel, cut them into cubes / rounds.
  • Chop the onion, green chillies and fresh coriander, very finely.
  • Take the soaked chickpeas and sweet potatoes together into the pressure cooker. Add water up to the level of the chickpeas. Pressure Cook on high for 5-6 whistles.
  • Mash the sweet potatoes & chickpeas coarsely. Into the same bowl, take the cumin / jeera powder, salt along with chopped green chillies, onion and coriander leaves.
  • Mix up everything to make the batter. Make small balls as shown, and then pat them with your palm to form small patties.
  • Put a frying pan on stove-top, under medium flame. Pour the oil, let it heat. Gently, place the patties, pan fry them on one side for 2 mins.
  • Using a spatula, gently turn each of the patty to the other side. Let them fry until they turn golden brown in colour. Done!
  • Brush the base of air-fryer mesh with oil / use an oil-spray throughout. Plate nugget patties over it. Cook for 8-9 mins on one side, at 200ºC / 390ºF
  • Gently flip to the other side, give a bit of oil-spray (if needed) and fry for 5-6 mins more, at same temperature. Done!


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