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Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf

VIEWS 1797

Energy (kcal) - 98

Protein (g) - 3

Carbohydrate (g) - 11

Fat (g) - 4

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Apart from being high in fiber, quinoa is high in iron, manganese and riboflavin. High in fiber, not only does quinoa pilaf keeps one full for a longer time, but also the presence of spices and herbs increase the flavor, while the added veggies provide a wholesome of vitamins and minerals.

INGREDIENTS:
  • Quinoa - (uncooked) 1 tablespoon (15g)
  • Peas - 10g
  • Carrot (chopped) - 15g
  • Tomato (chopped) - 15g
  • Ginger (sliced) - ½ tsp
  • Green chilli (minced) - ½ tsp
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Black mustard seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Bay leaves - 1
  • Salt - to taste
  • Lemon or lime juice - ½ tsp
  • Oil - ½  teaspoon (2g)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Turmeric a pinch
DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 In a saucepan combine quinoa, water, oil, salt, and turmeric. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce the heat to low. Let it simmer until quinoa is tender and water is absorbed. This should take about 15 minutes. Step 2 While quinoa is cooking heat the oil in another saucepan over medium heat. Add cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, and bay leave, as seeds crack add all the vegetables, carrot, green peas, ginger, bell pepper, and salt. Let the vegetable cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender but firm. Step 3 Add quinoa to the mix of vegetable and gently fuld it. Finish off by adding lemon juice and tomatoes.

Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 1797

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