Thursday, June 23, 2016

Beet and Oats Vegan Burger

Beetroot and oats pairs quite well and gives such a lovely taste I am sure you won't miss meat at all when you have the burger. I have gone with the Mexican flavors here with taco seasoning, coriander tomato salsa and buttery avocado  so u wont look around for mustard or ketchup. 

Plant based burgers need not be boring at all !

Ingredients for burger patty:
Beetroot - 1 large
Potato - 2 small
Ginger- 1 small piece chopped finely
Garlic - 3- chopped finely
Cilantro - finely chopped
Green chili - 1/2 finely chopped(jalapeno or serrano)
Use store bought Taco seasoning -1 to 1 1/2 tsp (add red chilli powder, salt and pepper to taste )
Use homemade taco seasoning mix (recipe given below)
For binding and shallow frying  
Oats -5 -7  tbsp + (Dry roast for 5 mts in sim until nutty aroma comes then powder it to almost fine)
Cooking oil-3- 4tsps
Steam the beetroot and potato together until cooked not mushy ( Do not immerse in water and boil)
Rough chop the beetroot.
Coarsely grind the beet with all the spices and seasoning mash the potato add some oats powdered and mix everything together until its no more sticky. Add more oats powdered so its not sticky
Make it into equal size portion balls.
Flatten each one and roll in oats powdered.
Shape it nicely as shown in pics by rolling between ur palms on a plate this ensures a neat flat surface.
Dust off excess powder and  refrigerate for 1 hr before frying.
Or freeze in a tight box lined with parchment or butter paper in between each on.
Need not thaw simply heat few tsps of oil and shallow fry one side until light brown flip carefully add cook other side too.
Serve along Beet and Oats Vegan Burger with coriander and tomato salsa, avocado and tomato slices and cucumber ribbons.

Homemade Taco Seasoning Blend: (adjust heat according to preference)
Chili Powder/ paprika -1 tsp
Granulated Garlic- 1 tsp
Granulated Onion- 1 tsp
Ground Cumin - 1 tsp
Oregano - 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder -1 tsp
Ground Black Pepper 1 tsp
Red chili flakes -1/2 tsp
Salt, to taste

Here are more burger ideas from FOOD NETWORK  friends:
Feed Me Phoebe: Cauliflower Sweet Potato Burgers with Sriracha Aioli (Vegetarian Paleo)


  1. Lovely, colorful and nutritious vegan burger.....!

  2. Omg, tempting like crazy. One which will be a sell-out in my house compared to always simply stir frying beet.

  3. the patties looks so appetizing and wat a recipe:)looks so yummy

  4. I am not a beetroot fan , but those patties looks so awesome...Thumbs up for the burger...I am gonna try it for my toddler

  5. Beetroot and oats healthy combo meena

  6. These patties sounds so delicious, Meena... love how you have arranged the cucumbers... :)

  7. Interesting and a healthy version.Pass it on to me and my kids will finish it off dear.

  8. Oh yes, me too. I want that burger right now..serious burger craving going on right now :D

  9. Colorful, nutritious and delicious burger patties.... :)

  10. Very innovative. I'll try this patty :)

  11. Loved the began version of the burger. I liked the vibrant beets color ❤️❤️.

  12. Beautiful clicks and my kids love Beetroot Bugers

  13. Meena can I have that burger? Love the first click super tempting


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