The mango chutney gives these burgers a nice sweet but spicy flavor. We have a very nice mango chutney from Suriname which is quite spicy so the burgers are very flavorful.

Curried Lentil Burgers

Serving Size: 4


  • 175 grams red lentils
  • 2 cups vegetable bouillon
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbs. oil
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 Tbs. curry powder
  • 50 grams cashew nuts, chopped
  • 2 Tbs. spicy mango chutney
  • 3 Tbs. breadcrumbs
  • pepper and salt to taste


  1. Cook the lentils in the vegetable bouillon until they are soft.
  2. When they are done, remove from the heat, pour off any extra water and place in a bowl.
  3. Using a frying pan, saute the scallion in the oil.
  4. Add the garlic and the grated carrot and saute until the vegetables are softened.
  5. Add the curry and mix well.
  6. Add the sauteed vegetables to the lentils.
  7. Add the chopped cashews and the mango chutney and mix well.
  8. Add the bread crumbs to make the mixture thicker and to mass together.
  9. Season to taste with additional salt, pepper or curry.
  10. Let the mixture set for 1/2 an hour.
  11. Using a heaping tablespoon of mixture, form burgers and place in a hot frying pan with a bit of oil.
  12. Fry until both sides are golden brown.
  13. You can eat the burgers between a bun or served on a plate.