A tempeh frutter in a burger bun served with cherry tomatoes
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Tempeh Chickpea Fritter Patty Burger. Vegan

These Tempeh fritters are made with chickpea flour are Indian spiced batter. Serve as is or as a slider 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: fried tempeh, tempeh sliders, vegan burger
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 209kcal
Author: Vegan Richa


For Steaming Tempeh Strips

  • 4 oz tempeh 4 1/2 inch thick strips.
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala or spice blend of choice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger paste


  • 3 Tablespoon of chickpea flour garbanzo bean flour/besan
  • 1 teaspoon rice flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • pinch of turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 inch piece of ginger
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Oil for shallow frying


  • In a pan, add all the ingredients underĀ for steaming tempeh strips. Mix well and add tempeh strips.
  • Cook on low heat covered until Tempeh doubles in size and dry. (15 minutes)
  • Prepare batter by blending all ingredients together to get a thick batter.
  • Dip warm tempeh strips in the batter and shallow fry in a tablespoon or 2 of oil on medium heat in non stick pan(else the batter will stick). or deep fry them.
  • Cook 3-5 minutes each side until crisp.
  • Serve as is with ketchup, mayo, cilantro chutney or make a burger with baby greens, tomatoes, apples, grilled bell peppers, cilantro chutney or sriracha!


Nutritional values are based on one serving


Calories: 209kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 400mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2.3mg