How to make Dahi Quinoa - Cooked quinoa mixed with yogurt, roasted peanuts and tempered South Indian style and chilled.

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Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Quinoa

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

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Dahi Quinoa

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dahi Quinoa Recipe

  • Yogurt whisked 2 cups

  • Quinoa washed and cooked 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Peanuts roasted peeled 1/4 cup

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies 2

  • Curry leaves 3-4

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 teaspoon

  • Split black gram flour (urad dal ka atta) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Put quinoa and yogurt in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add peanuts and roast till they turn golden. Drain, add to the bowl and mix well.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds to the ghee remaining in the pan and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, dried red chillies, curry leaves, Bengal gram and black gram, mix and sauté till the gram turns golden. Add this to the bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Add salt and mix well. Refrigerate to chill.

Step 5

Serve chilled garnished with coriander leaves.

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