Quinoa with Vegetables


Quinoa NG 1

Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

Level : Easy

Category: Healthy Breakfast

Serves: 4-5


  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 2  cups water
  • 3 medium size onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup French beans finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Broccoli florets cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 cup green peas shelled
  • 1/2 cup carrots finely cubed
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper/ capsicum, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp dried watermelon seed kernels
  • 1 level tsp salt / or salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Almonds, sliced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil


Step 1.

Take a sauce pan put Quinoa in it, add water, on high flame bring it to boil, reduce the heat to low flame until water is absorbed and quinoa looks a bit like sprouts. Keep aside.

Step 2.

Take all the chopped vegetables but for capsicum, in the pressure cooker, add 1/4 cup water and 1/2 tsp of salt in   the cooker. (After One whistle switch off the heat). Cool it, and keep the steamed vegetables aside.

Step 3.

Take a kadahi / wok, heat olive oil in it, add onions and sauté onions till light golden. Add chopped green bell pepper/ Capsicum, sliced almonds,watermelon seed kernels, fry for few more minutes.

Step 4.

To the fried onions, green bell pepper/ capsicum, add all the steamed vegetables, sauté for few minutes.

Step 5.

Add ,cooked Quinoa, salt to the sautéed vegetables , add juice of lemon, mix well.

Step 6.

Serve  hot  for a delicious and very healthy breakfast !




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