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Thursday, August 5, 2010

Egg-Broccoli Fried Quinoa


3/4 cup Quinoa 
1 1/2 cup Broccoli (florets separated)
1/2 Green Bell pepper (thinly sliced)
1/2 Yellow onion (diced)
2 Green Chilli (chopped)
1tsp Ginger (grated)
1tsp Garlic (grated)
2 Eggs
3/4tsp + 1/4tsp ground Black pepper
1tsp White Vinegar
1 1/2tsp Soy sauce
1tbsp + 1tsp + 1tsp Oil
How to:
  • In a bowl, beat the 2 eggs along with 1tsp water, 1/4tsp of salt and pepper each.

  • Heat 1tsp oil in a pan, pour the beaten eggs and scramble'em.

  • Transfer it to a plate and keep aside.

  • Heat water along with salt in a small skillet, bring it to a boil, add the broccoli and cook for 4 mins.

  • Drain the water and keep it aside.
  • Also pressure cook the quinoa in 1 1/4 cups water along with 1tsp oil and salt. Fluff it with a fork and keep aside.

  • Heat the remaining oil in a skillet, add green chilli, followed by ginger and garlic, saute until raw smell disappears.

  • Now add onions and saute until tender.

  • Add the bell pepper along with salt and saute until tender.(Do not brown the onions.)

  • Toss the cooked broccoli and saute for a min.

  • Then pour the vinegar and soy sauce, give it a quick stir.

  • Add the cooked quinoa into the skillet and toss gently until its mixed well.

  • Now add the scrambled eggs and fold gently with the quinoa.

  • Add pepper powder and check salt for taste at this time. (You can also add chilli-garlic sauce for extra heat.)

  • Reduce the flame to medium-low and cook for a couple more mins.
  • Switch off and garnish with chopped cilantro.

Serve hot with raita and potato chips.


  1. Hi ,Thanx for stopping by my blog and for the lovely comment. Quinoa is mt new found love... I havent tried out much variation other than making upma sort of thing with it. This is brilliant...

  2. Thanks Nandini. Even my interest in quinoa are recent.

  3. i love quinoa.. power packed n very versatile.. your recipe looks awesome.

  4. very delicious and healthy dish.. very nicely exlined and looks so good.. nice combination of egg broco and quinoa..good one nidhya

  5. Prani, thanks for your lovely comment.

  6. I am yet to try quinoa..this recipe sounds interesting and delicious...btw, liked the other blog of yours too..great write up...

  7. Suman, glad you stopped by my blog and thanks for your comment.

  8. hi dear.... that looks awesome... love your step by step procedure with nice clicks... wanna ask you one thing.. how you find time to take those nice pictures one by one and post it dear... really you have a great patience...

  9. Akila, Thanks a lot for your kind words. Coming to your Q, I always keep my camera in the kitchen counter and each click just takes 2 secs of my time while cooking. Also, i spend only 15-20 mins blogging and am done. Have fun!

  10. wow its really a healthy n creative dish ....i love to try this quinoa dish soon ...love ur addition of egg to it ...thanks for sharing ..


  11. Great recipe to try with quinoa...will give it a try.

    Pushpa@ simplehomefood.com


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