Quinoa Vegetables Cutlet


Quinoa  is a source of complete protein ,a good source of dietary fiber and phosphorus and is high in magnesium and calcium.It is a healthy combination of quinoa and wholesome veggies with a tweak of Indian flavor.

 

ingredients

Pre-washed Quinoa 1 /2 cup

Water 1 cup for cooking quinoa

Boiled potato 1 med size

Salt to taste

Carrot 1/4 cup

Corn 1/4 cup

Green coriander leaves chopped 1tbsp

Spring onion chopped 1 tbsp

Green chilli 1 finely chopped

Ginger 1/2″ finely chopped

Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Chaat masala 1/2 tsp

White pepper powder 1/4 tsp

Lime juice 1 tsp

Cornflour 1 tbsp(to coat)

oil for shallow fry

method

In a pot add quinoa & water once it started boiling then adding a salt little bit ,Carrot & corn cover it & cook on low flame till quinoa cooked properly .it takes 10-12 min or till it cooked .remove from heat & leave for 5 min more.After 5 min uncovered take out a mixture in a bowl to cool down & add all ingredients & mix properly Check seasoning ,give a cutlet shape.heat oil in a pan for shallow fry .roll cutlet in a cornflour it will give a nice & crispy crust.cook from both sides till it became Nice golden Color.Serve Hot with sauce & salad.

 

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pan seared

 

 

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inside view 

 

 

Quinoa with Vegetables


Quinoa Cooked with Vegetables & seasoned with Indian Flavor for a twist.

Ingredients
Quinoa cooked 1 cup
Olive oil 1 tsp
Mixed vegetables 1 cup
Onion 1 small
Green onions 1
Garlic cloves 1 -2
Ginger finely chopped 1/2″
Curry powder 1/2 tsp(optional)
Paprika to taste
Green chilli 1-2
Salt to taste.
Black pepper to taste
Lime juice 1 tsp
Method
Cooked quinoa as per instructions wrote behind packet.
Heat oil in a wok ,adding onion & green onion white parts.
Add chopped garlic cloves & ginger & Green chillies cook till raw aroma goes.add mixed vegetables
Then add spices saute .cover & cook till veggies become soft.
Check seasoning.
Mixed cooked quinoa.add lime juice & Sprinkle Black pepper.
Garnish with green Onions.

Quinoa Soup


Healthy Quinoa soup with lots of veggies.

Ingredients
Quinoa uncooked 1/2 cup
Mixed vegetables 1/4 cup
Water/vegetable broth 2 cup
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Green onion 1
Garlic powder 1 tsp
Oats(roasted & powder )1/2 tbsp
Olive oil 1 tsp optional
Method
Heat a sauce pan adding 1 tsp of oil then white part of green onion garlic powder saute for 1-2 min.Add vegetables(carrot/beans/corn).saute it.
Add quinoa mixed properly.add water & salt give a boil .
Turn heat on low let quinoa cooked properly.
Add oats powder(optional) to thicken .
Sprinkle black pepper & garnish with green Onions.
Serve hot in bowl or cup.

Quinoa Khichdi


light & healthy for snacks or breakfast

ingredients
Quinoa 1/4 cup
Roasted Peanuts 1 tbsp
Green Chilli 1
Oil 1 tsp
Curry Leaves 3-4
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Lemon juice 1 tsp /to taste
water
method
heat a saucepan add oil add mustard seeds & cumin seeds once seeds crackle add Curry leaves & green chilli sauteed.
Add quinoa & salt stir properly add water give a boil.
reduce flame to low & cook till become fluffy.
cover & keep it aside for 5 min.add lime juice.
Serve & enjoy !!!

Quinoa Salad


Cooked quinoa mixed with crunchy  vegetables & Nuts

Ingredients
Quinoa Pre-washed 1/2 cup
Water 1 cup
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Lime juice 1 tsp
Green onion 1 chopped
Baby Carrot 4-5 Diced
Celery sticks 1 chopped
Olive oil 1 tsp
Almond soaked & peeled 5-6
Golden Raisins 4-5
Method
In a pot add quinoa & water.once it boil,cover with lid.Turn heat to low.quinoa takes 10-15 min.once it cooked & fluffy.
Leave it for 5 min more.
After 5 min open lid add olive oil ,salt ,lime juice & black pepper,all veggies almond & raisins.mix it properly
Serve in bowl .

 

Oats & Quinoa Khichdi


Oats & quinoa Cooked with Indian spices & vegetables.

ingredients

Quinoa (pre-washed)1/2 cup
Old fashioned oats 1/2 cup
Assorted vegetables (carrot ,beans,corn,green peas)1 cup
Curry powder 1 tsp
Onion small 1 sliced
Ginger 1/2″ finely chopped
Green chilli 1 or to taste
Garlic Cloves 1-2 finely chopped
Oil for cooking
Water 2 cup
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Green coriander leaves for garnishing
Method
Heat oil in a pot then add cumin seeds once it crackled.add onion & saute till it becomes pink in color.add garlic & ginger .once raw aroma goes off.add vegetables ,curry powder & stir.
Add quinoa & oats saute on med-low heat for 2-3 min.add salt & mix.
Adding water once it started boiling turn heat on med-low flame.
Cook till water evaporates.
Turn off heat.let it covered for 5 min more.
Serve hot garnishing with green coriander leaves.dash of butter or ghee(optional)