Shital's-Kitchen: Quinoa Pulav

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Quinoa Pulav

Quinoa is considered mother of all grains. Here is a wonderful Quinoa and vegetable recipe which is nutritious and delicious.

I cup quinoa
1 cup chopped veggies (carrots, beans, peas, beet root)
1 sliced onion
whole spices (3-4 pepper corns, cinnamon stick, 3-4 cloves, bay leaf)
2 tbsp cashewnuts.
1 tsp ghee or butter.
Salt to taste
2 cups water.

1. Heat ghee or butter in a pan. Add whole spices and fry for a min. Add cashew nuts and fry till they turn golden brown.

2. Fry onions till they turn golden brown. Add veggies (except beet root) and fry for 2 mins.


3. Add washed Quinoa to the veggies and fry for 2-3 mins.

4. Add 2 cups water to the pan. Add salt.

5. Stir well and cover the pan. Cook quinoa for 10 mins.

6. Add beet root. cover the pan and cook for 5 mins.

7. Fluff cooked quinoa and veggies. Do not mix vigorously.

8. Serve hot wholesome meal, and enjoy :)

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