Indian Spiced Lamb Burgers

These juicy, flavour-packed burgers are a guaranteed crowd-pleaser

  • Preparation:15 minutes
  • Servings:4 people
  • Category:,
  • Cook Time:16 minutes
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    For the burgers:

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 x 2.5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1–2 small green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 tsps ground cumin
  • 3 tbsps garam masala or medium curry powder
  • For the pea and tomato relish:

  • 100g fresh or frozen peas, (thawed if using frozen) mashed
  • 4 medium tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • Large handful freshly chopped coriander
  • To serve:

  • 4 burger buns
  • Salad leaves
  • In a large bowl, mix all the burger ingredients together. Season. Using slightly damp hands, shape the mixture into four 5cm burgers. Cover and chill for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the pea and tomato relish: in a small bowl, mix all the ingredients together, season to taste and set aside.
  • Cook the burgers under a preheated moderate grill or on a prepared BBQ for 6–8 minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked and meat juices run clear.
  • Serve in burger buns with salad leaves, a spoonful of the relish and selection of accompaniments of your choice.
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