Quinoa pulao recipe | Poongodi’s kitchen

Quinoa pulao recipe is a tasty variety rice which you can prepare for lunch with quinoa, rice, onion, garlic, ginger, spices, vegetables and salt.

description about quinoa
description about quinoa

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Quinoa pulao recipe  – Ingredients:- (200 ml cup used)
  • rice / arisi – 3/4 cup
  • quinoa – 3/4 cup
  • water – 4 cup
  • salt – to taste
quinoa and rice
quinoa and rice
Ingredients for Seasoning – Quinoa pulao recipe:-
  • cinnamon stick / pattai – 1/2 inch
  • bay leaf – 1
  • star anise – 1
  • black cardomom – 1
  • green cardomom / elakkai – 2 number
  • cloves / kirambu – 3 number
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1/2 tsp
  • green chillies / pachai milagai – 2 number (slit)
  • onion – 1 cup (chopped)
  • ginger / inji – 2 tsp (chopped)
  • garlic / poondu – 2 tsp (chopped)
  • carrot – 1 cup (chopped)
  • green peas / pachai pattani – 1 cup
ingredients for quinoa pulao
ingredients for quinoa pulao
Quinoa pulao recipe – Ingredients for garnishing:-
  • roasted cashew nuts – 10 number
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • coriander – 1/4 cup (chopped)
garnishing ingredients
garnishing ingredients
Quinoa pulao recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly soak quinoa and rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain water through a filter.

soak quinoa and rice
soak quinoa and rice
drain water
drain water

2. Mean while chop the vegetables and in addition keep all the spices ready for seasoning.

ingredients for quinoa pulao
ingredients for quinoa pulao

3. After that heat one to two teaspoons of oil in a fry pan. When it is hot add cinnamon, bay leaf, black and green cardomom, star anise, cloves and cumin seeds. Then add green chillies.

Seasoning in pan
Seasoning in pan

4. Then add chopped onion and sauté.

onion added
onion added

5. When onion turns pale add chopped ginger and garlic.

ginger and garlic added
ginger and garlic added

6. Likewise add chopped carrots and fry.

chopped carrots added
chopped carrots added

7. Similarly add green peas and sauté.

green peas added
green peas added

8. Finally add soaked and filtered quinoa and rice. Sauté for few minutes.

soaked quinoa and rice added
soaked quinoa and rice added

9. Transfer to an electric cooker. Add 4 cups of water.

Pulao ingredients in cooker
Pulao ingredients in cooker

10. Add required salt.

salt added
salt added

11. Cook it in an electric cooker.

quinoa pulao
quinoa pulao

12. Further more add lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with roasted cashew nuts an₹ chopped coriander leaves.

Quinoa pulao recipe
Quinoa pulao recipe

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