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Spicy Lamb Burgers

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

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, cook, flip and serve! Our lamburger is delicious slid onto a burger bun with cucumber mint raita and a splat of mango chutney.

spicy lamb burger served on a crusty roll with cucumber mint raita and a spicy chickpea salad on the side.

Equipment Needed To Make Spiced Lamb Burgers

  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Tablespoon
  • Small bowl
  • Spoon to mix
  • Frying pan
  • Spatula
  • Bread knife

Spicy Lamb Burger Ingredients

You’ll only need a handful of ingredients to make our homemade lamb burgers

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 heaped tbsp jalfrezi curry paste – we used Pataks.
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced into small strips
  • 2 heaped tbs natural yogurt
  • small bunch of mint leaves chopped
  • 4 burger rolls

How To Make Spicy Lamb Burgers

You will just LOVE how simple our spiced lamb patty burgers are to make and cook!

Step One – make the spiced lamb patty

  • Mix the jalfrezi curry paste into the lamb mince with your hands and form into two burger patties. You can mix this up in the packet – no need to dirty a bowl

Step Two – how to cook lamb burgers

  • Heat a griddle pan over a medium heat and place the burgers straight into the pan – no oil needed. Fry over a medium heat for around 10-15 minutes or until cooked through properly.
  • Flip the burgers every few minutes and cook until the juice runs clear and no pink remains.

Step Three – make the mint raita

  • Whilst the burgers are cooking make the mint raita – mix the yogurt, mint and cucumber strips together in a small bowl.

Step Four – serve the spicy lamb burgers

  • Split the burger rolls add some salad if you like, then slide on the burgers, top with mint raita. The Indian burger recipe is also nice with a dollop of mango chutney on top too!

What To Serve With Spicy Lamb Burgers

We just love these Spicy Lamb Burgers with a side of spicy chickpea salad but if you are wondering what to serve with lamb burgers you could also try….

  • Sweet Potato Wedges
  • Big Green Salad 
  • Smoky Potato Wedges 

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Make Lamb Burgers Your Way

We’ve given you a super easy recipe for spiced lamb burger – but there’s loads of ways to mix the lamb patty up in your own style!

  • 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 or rosemary.
  • Serve it on a toasted pitta or folded naan bread instead of burger roll.

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Yield: Serves 4

Spicy Lamb Burgers

spicy lamb burger served on a crusty roll with cucumber mint raita and a spicy chickpea salad on the side.

Indian burger recipe - delicious curried lamb burger - super quick midweek meal.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

For The Burgers

  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 tbsp jalfrezi curry paste

For The Cucumber Mint Raita

  • 1/2 cucumber sliced into small strips
  • 2 tbsp natural yogurt
  • small bunch of mint leaves chopped

To Serve

  • 4 burger rolls

Instructions

  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. Fry for around 15 minutes or until cooked thoroughly.
  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:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1022Total Fat: 58gSaturated Fat: 24gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 29gCholesterol: 269mgSodium: 1125mgCarbohydrates: 47gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 74g

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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