Saturday in the Kitchen with Karishma Sakhrani

We spend this Saturday in the kitchen with Karishma Sakhrani, MasterChef India 4 Finalist. Karishma has forged a reputation as the go-to chef for restaurants and brands that champion healthy eating, quality ingredients and great sourcing. She teaches us how to make one of her favourite recipes- Beetroot Quinoa Burger.


For the patty:

  • 3 medium beetroots -roasted
  • roasted 1 small sweet potato- roasted
  • 1⁄2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1⁄4 cup almond meal
  • 1-2 green chilies
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh thyme
  • Salt

For the salad:

  • A handful of baby spinach
  • 1/2 orange segmented
  • 1 tbsp alfa sprouts
  • 1 tsp pumpkin seeds – toasted
  • 1 tsp EVOO
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 

For the tahini drizzle:

  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Salt – to taste 

For the assembly:

Flatbread/whole-wheat bun or go bunless!


For the patty: Combine all the ingredients well and shape in to patties. Pan fry on a non-stick pan on a low flame until done, using some olive oil. 

For the salad: Dress the spinach in some olive oil and lemon juice and toss with the rest of the ingredients. 

For the tahini drizzle: Combine all the ingredients in small bowl. 

For the assembly: Top the square flatbread with a scatter of the salad, the patty and the tahini drizzle.

Remember to share it with someone you love!