Saturday, April 7, 2012

Quinoa Upma

 Quinoa – 1 cup
 Water – 2 cups
 Onions – 1 medium
 Any vegetables ( Carrot , beans , peas , Green, Red , yellow  bell peppers ) – 3/4  cup
 Walnuts – handful
 Green chillies -  1- 2
 Oil – 1 tbsp for seasoning
 Mustard – 1tsp
 Urad dhal – 1tsp
 Chana dhal; – 1tsp
 Lemon juice –  2 – 3 tsp ( depends on how tangy you want )
 Salt – to taste

Take quinoa and water in a pressure cooker and cook for  3 whistles along with little salt.  In a pan , heat the oil and add mustard. Once it splutters , add urad and chana dhal.  Add green chiilies and onions. Saute the onions till translucent. Add walnuts and fry for few mins. Add the vegetables and  salt and allow it to cook ( Add little water ). Once the vegetables are cooked completely and add the quinoa. Mix it thoroughly for few mins. Remove it from heat and add the lemon juice and serve it.

quinoa upma

Sending this to Healthy Morsels hosted by Ayeesha from Taste of pearl city   and Serve it series hosted by Krithi / Denny


  1. Wow!! All the nutrients of the veggies with Quinoa... an easy and delicious Upma indeed...

    Thank you Suja for linking this tasty and healthy dish with Healthy Morsels - Pregnancy :)

  2. Honestly, very sorry Suja.. Didn't recognize it was you until today...


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