In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the meat, chopped onion, and chopped garlic.
In a small bowl, mix together the spices.
Add the spice mixture to the hamburger meat and mix together well.
Form into 8 small patties and place in skillet.
Fry the patties gently, about 3 minutes on a side.
Serve with a side of vegetables, wrapped in lettuce, or on a mushroom or sweet potato faux "bun."