Quinoa upma recipe | How to make vegetable quinoa upma


Quinoa upma | vegetable quinoa upma

Quinoa upma is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Quinoa upma is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Quinoa upma by parveen will help you to prepare the perfect Quinoa upma in your kitchen at home. Quinoa upma needs 45 mins for the preparation and 15 mins for cooking. In the indianhealthyrecipe app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Quinoa upma. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Quinoa upma. 

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Quinoa upma will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests. 

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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1/2 cup quinoa
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp. oil or ghee
  • 1/4 tsp mustard
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • pinch of hing
  • 1 tsp. urad dal
  • 1 tsp. channa dal
  • few finely chopped ginger pieces (optional)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • salt as needed
  • 1 green chili slit
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup chopped mixed vegetable (onion, carrots, peas, beans, capsicum)

How to make the recipe

  1. wash and soak quinoa for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. While they soak, chop the veggies.
  3. Heat a pan with oil, add cumin, mustard, dals and fry until they turn golden. Add hing, chopped veggies and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Pour water and add salt. Bring it to a boil.
  5. Drain off water from quinoa. Add them to boiling water.
  6. Cook on a medium flame until quinoa gets cooked completely and absorbs water. If there is more water left, cook for longer and evaporate. When quinoa is completely cooked they look transparent.
  7. quinoa upma is ready to be served with chutney podi and lemon wedge.

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