How to make Quinoa Pulao -

Pulao made with protien rich ingredient quinoa.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Mummy Ka Magic.

Main Ingredients : Quinoa, Ghee (घी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Quinoa Pulao

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Quinoa Pulao Recipe

  • Quinoa 1 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamoms 5-6

  • Cinnamon 1 inch

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Carrot cut into small cubes 1 small

  • French beans diagonally sliced 6-8

  • Green peas 1/3 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Vegetable stock warm 3 cups

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing

Method

Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, cardamoms, broken cinnamon and cloves and sauté till fragrant.

Step 2

Add bay leaf, ginger and garlic and sauté for a minute. Add onion and sauté till golden.

Step 3

Add carrot and mix. Add French beans, mix and cook for a minute. Add peas and mix.

Step 4

Add quinoa, mix and cook for a minute. Add salt and warm vegetable stock, mix and bring to a boil on high heat. Reduce heat, mix, cover and cook till quinoa is fully done.

Step 5

Serve hot garnished with torn coriander sprigs.

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