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Tuck into a super tasty lamb burger with Indian spiced twist – so quick and easy to make, perfect midweek dinner recipe that’s ready to eat in just 30 minutes! 

How to make quick lamb burgers

Our Spicy Lamb Burgers with a hit of jalfrezi spice are totally delicious and super easy to make! Ready to eat in just 30 minutes, it’s easily quick enough to cook for midweek dinner. 

Just mix the minced lamb with jalfrezi curry paste and mould into burger patties – fry or grill until, they’re piping hot right through to the middle, the juices run clear and no pink remains.  Then slide onto a burger bun with cucumber mint raita. 

What sides to serve with burgers

We just love these Spicy Lamb Burgers with a side of  Spicy Chickpea Salad (grab the recipe) but you could also try….

  • Spiced Fries with Harissa Mayonnaise
  • Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Big Green Salad 
  • Smoky Potato Wedges 

Make lamb burgers your own way

  • Don’t fancy jalfrezi add another curry paste go hotter with a madras or sweet and fragrant with a mild korma.
  • Don’t like curry then try adding a spoonful or two of harissa paste for a smoky flavour.
  • Keep it plain or maybe just add some chopped garlic.
  • Serve it on a toasted pitta or folded naan bread instead of burger roll.
  • Want a total burger feast? Try our fully loaded burgers here 

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Yield: Serves 2

Spicy Lamb Burgers

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A delicious curried lamb burger - super quick midweek meal.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


for the burger

  • 250g lamb mince
  • 1 heaped tbs jalfrezi curry paste

for the mint raita

  • 1/3 cucumber sliced into small strips
  • 1 heaped tbs natural yogurt
  • small bunch of mint leaves chopped

to serve

  • burger roll


  1. Mix the jalfrezi curry paste into the lamb mince with your hands and form into two burger patties.
  2. Heat a griddle pan over a medium heat and place the burgers straight into the pan - no oil needed.
  3. Flip the burgers every few minutes and cook until the juice runs clear and no pink remains.
  4. Whilst the burgers are cooking make the mint raita - mix the yogurt, mint and cucumber strips together in a small bowl.
  5. Split the burger rolls and slide on the burgers, top with mint raita.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 606Total Fat: 37gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 172mgSodium: 438mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 49g

Nutritional content will vary depending on the exact ingredients you use and how careful you are with measuring - this nutritional information is given as a general guide only and may not be accurate - you should always calculate your own nutritional information especially if you have specific dietary requirements.

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