Quinoa Poha

This poha is made without poha – puzzled are you? Well it is quinoa which replaces the poha here. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Quinoa Poha

Main Ingredients Quinoa, Oil
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Quinoa Poha

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2-10 Curry leaves
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 2 small Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes
  • to taste Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Peanuts roasted and crushed
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut scraped


  1. Rinse the quinoa well. Transfer the quinoa in a deep nonstick pan. Add two cups water. Allow to boil. Cover and and cook on low heat for eighteen to twenty minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add the mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.
  3. Add onions and sauté till golden brown. Add turmeric powder, green chillies and sauté well.
  4. Add boiled potatoes and mix well. Add the cooked quinoa, salt and mix well.
  5. Take the pan off the heat. Transfer in a serving bowl.
  6. Sprinkle roasted peanuts, coriander and coconut and serve hot.