How to make Quinoa and Vegetable Pulao -

High in protein and also high in taste – this pulao is exceptional

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Quinoa , Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Rice

Quinoa and Vegetable Pulao

Quinoa and Vegetable Pulao 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 : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Quinoa and Vegetable Pulao Recipe

  • Quinoa soaked for 1 hour 1 cup

  • Button mushrooms 7-8

  • Green peas 1/4 cup

  • Oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion bulbs with stems 2

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Garlic cloves 8-9

  • Green chillies 4

  • Vegetable stock 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Micro greens for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Slice spring onion bulbs. Reserve the stems.

Step 3

Add cumin seeds, cloves and garlic cloves to the pan.

Step 4

Slit green chillies without cutting through and add alongwith spring onion bulbs and saute well.

Step 5

Chop spring onion stems and add.

Step 6

Quarter mushrooms and add. Toss and saute well.

Step 7

Add quinoa and mix well. Add vegetable stock and salt, mix and cook till the mixture come to a boil.

Step 8

Add green peas and mix well. Add milk, mix, cover and cook on medium heat till fully done.

Step 9

Garnish with micro greens and serve hot.

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