Saturday, February 5, 2011

Quinoa upma

Quinoa is also known as miracle grain Nutritional data about Quinoa

Serving - 4

Ingredients:

Quinoa - 2 cup
Onion - 1 small
Chopped Green beans - 1/4 cup
Chopped Carrot - 1/4 cup
Green peas - 4tbs
Green chillies - 4
Oil - 1tsp
Salt - according to taste
Chopped coriander - 2tbs
Grated coconut - 2tbs

Seasoning:

Mustered seeds - 1 tsp
Jerra - 1tsp
Urad Dal - 1tsp
Chana Dal - 1tsp
curry leaves - 6
Oil - 2tbs

Method:

Pressure cook Quinoa with 2.5 cup water by one whistle. let it cook for few min. Open the lid and splutter Quinoa with fork.
Prepare seasoning in a pan when mustered seed stops spluttering add chopped onion and green chilies, when onion becomes soft add Green beans, carrot, peas fry it until vegetables becomes soft now add cooked quinoa and Salt, cook it on low flame for 5 to 8 min.
Garnish with coriander and coconut and serve hot with Peanut chutney.

Peanut curd chutney:

Green chilies - 3
Roasted Peanut - 1/2 cup
Curd - 1/2cup
Salt

Method:
Add all the above ingredients and make chutney. (do not add water)