How to make Mushroom Quinoa Rissotto -

Mushrooms, quinoa and brown rice cooked with white wine, vegetable stock to make a delectable risotto.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Button Mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Quinoa

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice


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Mushroom Quinoa Rissotto

Mushroom Quinoa Rissotto Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Quinoa Rissotto Recipe

  • Button Mushrooms quartered 1/2 cup

  • Quinoa soaked 1/4 cup

  • Brown rice soaked 2 tablespoons

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • White wine 1/2 cup

  • Vegetable stock 2-3 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed peppercorns to taste

  • Grated processed cheese 1/4 cup

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Finely chop onion.

Step 2

Heat olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add butter and onion and sauté till onion becomes translucent. Add garlic and sauté further for half a minute. Add white wine and mix well. Add button mushrooms and drained quinoa and mix well.

Step 3

Drain and add brown rice with 2 cups water and mix well. Cook for 5-7 minutes. Add vegetable stock, salt and crushed peppercorns and cook till the rice is done.

Step 4

Add grated cheese and mix well. Add fresh cream and mix well. Cook till the water reduces to half.

Step 5

Transfer onto a serving platter and serve immediately.

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