Super food quinoa

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Menu: Packed with proteins, calcium and fiber quinoa seeds can be used to make couscous, flour, pastas and more. This super food is trending because it’s a vegetarian’s delight and is extremely healthy. It’s time you include these tiny grains in your meal. Dish up Quinoa Upma with Mushrooms, Asparagus and Quinoa Salad and Quinoa and Vegetable Pulao.


Shopping list

15-20 shallots
1 packet quinoa
1 packet vegetable stock cubes
1 packet coconut milk
1 small bottle coconut oil
2 packet button mushroom
1 packet oyster mushroom
1 packet appalam
2 red bell peppers
2 green bell peppers
1 yellow bell pepper
8- 10 asparagus
1 bunch spring onions
50 grams golden apricots
1 small bottle extra virgin olive oil
100 grams green peas

For faster preparation
For upma, process the vegetables and keep the mushroom mixture ready. For salad, process the vegetables, cook the quinoa. For pulao, process the vegetables.

How to go about it
First finish with the pulao, and then cook the upma serve with the prepared mushroom mixture. For salad, assemble in martini glasses and drizzle some dressing on it. Serve immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.