Tuna Patties with Tzatziki


Tuna Patties

  • 1 can of Tuna
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp of cumin
  • 1/2 tsp of red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  •  1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • pinch sea salt
  • 2 tbsp spelt flour (dusting)


  • ¼ cucumber, chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Pinch of sea salt
  1. Blend chickpeas in a food processor until they become smooth, not chunky. Add chickpeas with all ingredients and mix together with a fork until it becomes somewhat moist, not dry and flaky. Add more oil if necessary
  2. Form small pancake like patties. dust each side of Patti with flour. Place in frying pan with olive oil, cook on each side for 5-10 minutes until brown on each side
  3. Mix chopped cucumber, yogurt, sour cream, garlic cloves and sea salt together in a small bowl. Set aside until in the fridge covered while cooking the patties
  4. Serve chilled spoon over cooked patties

Yield – 2 -4


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