I only made 1/4th of a recipe, but otherwise made these exactly per the recipe, using somewhere between 1/2 and 3/4 tsp salt. Tasting the mixture, I thought it really needed something more (hence the 4-star rating for the recipe as-is). I added about 1/4 tsp ground cumin, and thought it was much better. I'd definitely suggest adding whatever herbs or spices you like to add a bit more flavor.
With the extra seasoning, my husband loved it and said it was one of the best veggie burgers he's eaten.
Putting the fresh, hot rice in the food processor turns it into a sticky paste which is what holds the mixture together. The patties still looked pretty soft, though, so I pan-fried them instead of grilling them. I don't know if it would work as well if you used previously-cooked rice.
I think the total time listed (2 1/2 hours) is way wrong. Most of the prep work can be done while the rice is cooking, so it should really only take the time to cook the rice plus another 20-30 minutes for the final prep and cooking - so less than 1 1/2 hours total.
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I only made 1/4th of a recipe, but otherwise made these exactly per the recipe, using...