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Thursday, July 29, 2010

Quinoa Upma


3/4 cup Quinoa (pre-rinsed)
1/2 Yellow onion (chopped)
1 long green chilli (slit)
4-5 Curry leaves
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1/2tsp Mustard seeds
1/2tsp Urad dal
1tbsp Oil
1 cup Water
How to:
  • Pressure cook the quinoa along with water and salt. (Just like white rice.)
  • Remove and fluff it with a fork and keep aside.

  • Heat oil in a skillet, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal.

  • Then add onions along with salt and saute until tender.

  • Add green chilli, ginger and curry leaves and saute for 3-4 mins.

  • Then add the fluffed quinoa, mix well and cook for a couple of mins in a medium-low flame.

  • Check salt for taste and switch off.

Serve warm with hot sauce/pickle/sugar.


  1. Quinoa upma looks very good . Thank you so much for visiting my blog and leaving your valuable comments. You have a nice collection of recipes, will come back again and check everything in detail. Happy to follow you:-)

  2. Thanks Umm. Please keep coming back and leave your feedback.

  3. Thanks for the recipe to try, will let you know how it turned out and the families reviews.

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  5. Hi Nidhya,
    Tried this recipe and it came out really good.Myself and my husband liked it.

  6. Thanks Rohini. Glad you both liked it.


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