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Quinoa Vegetable Pulao

VIEWS 1335

Energy (kcal)- 154

Protein (g) - 4

Carbohydrate (g)- 15

Fat (g) - 3

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Quinoa pulao being a great protein source contains an array of essential nutrients such as B vitamins, phosphorus, selenium, magnesium, etc. High in fiber, not only does quinoa pulao keep one full for a longer time, but also the presence of spices and herbs increases the flavor, while the added veggies provide a wholesome of vitamins and minerals.


  • Quinoa - 30gms 
  • Onions, finely chopped - 1 small 
  • Oil - ½ tsp
  • Salt - use minimum, to taste
  • Cumin seeds (jeera) - ½ tsp 
  • Cloves - 1
  • Bay leaf -1 
  • Green cardamom pods, crushed - 1 (optional)
  • Garlic, minced - ½ tsp
  • Ginger - ½ tsp
  • Mixed vegetables ( carrot, peas,tomato,red&yellow bell peppers ) - 1 cup
  • Mint leaves/coriander leaves - to garnish

Step 1 Heat the oil in a pan, preferably non-stick.  Step 2 Add the cumin seeds and when they sizzle, add the whole spices such as cardamom, cloves, bay leaf. Fry for 10 seconds and then add the chopped onions.  Step 3 Fry until just soft (about 3 mins) and then add the ginger and garlic. Sautè  for 2 mins. Add the vegetables now and sautè for 4-5 mins until the vegetables are almost cooked. Step 4 Pressure cook the quinoa. Once cooked, add in the prepared mixture and cook for another 5-10 minutes until done.  Step 5 The rest of the vegetables should be done now too. Garnish with mint or coriander leaves and serve hot with curd

Quinoa Vegetable Pulao - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 1335


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