How to make Curried Quinoa Salad -

Quinoa and capsicum salad enhanced by curry powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Quinoa, Curry Powder (करी पावडर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Curried Quinoa Salad

Curried Quinoa Salad Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Curried Quinoa Salad Recipe

  • Quinoa rinsed 1 cup

  • Curry Powder 3 teaspoons

  • Oil 1 teaspoon

  • Red capsicum diced 1/2 cup

  • Yellow capsicum diced 1/2 cup

  • Onion diced 1/2 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Toasted and sliced almonds 1/4 cup

  • Carrots grated 1/2 cup

  • Dried cranberries 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste


Step 1

Boil sufficient water in a non-stick pan. Add the quinoa and cook for fifteen to twenty minutes. Drain, cool and transfer into a bowl and chill in the refrigerator.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add red capsicum, yellow capsicum and onion and saute on high heat for thirty seconds. Remove from heat and cool down to room temperature.

Step 3

Once the quinoa is chilled, add the sautéed vegetables, curry powder, coriander leaves, lemon juice, almonds, carrots, cranberries, salt and crushed peppercorns. Mix well and chill in the refrigerator.

Step 4

Serve chilled.

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