Friday, 26 June 2015

How to make Quinoa Upma

Recipe of Quinoa Upma

Veggies Quinoa upma is wholesome, healthy and nutritious. It is vegan and gluten free delicious Quinoa meal which has health benefits of quinoa and nutrition of veggies. Different vegetables makes it colorful and delightful. Spicy Quinoa upma is a healthy and delicious option that you would love to add in your breakfast or lunch menu. It goes perfect with all Indian chutneys or you can serve it as a stand alone dish. It is super healthy and yummy. It is light on stomach and filling.

Quinoa upma, quinoa salad, healthy, breakfast

Quinoa upma, quinoa salad, healthy, breakfast

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Breakfast, brunch
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
15 minutes10 minutes25 minutesServes 4 

Ingredients :
  • 2 cups quinoa
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds (sarso)
  • 1 pinch asafoetida (hing) 
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 10 curry leaves (kadhi patta)
  • 2 dry red chilly
  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 3 chopped red carrots
  • 1/2 chopped cabbage
  • 1 sliced green bell pepper
  • 4 sliced red sweet pepper
  • 4 sliced yellow sweet pepper 
  • 4 sliced onions
  • Salt according to taste
  • 2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 lemon (according to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon refine oil/olive oil
Preparation :

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  1. Dry roast quinoa in a pan on low flame till it turns light golden
  2. Boil it in a pressure cook till it it soft 
  3. Drain the water in a strainer and keep it aside
  4. Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and asafoetida  
  5. When it splutter, add peanuts and roast them 
  6. Add curry leaves and red dry chilly in it
  7. Add onions and cook till they turn light brown 
  8. When onion turns light brown, add carrot, bell pepper, cabbage and sweet peppers in it
  9. Cook on low flame, then cover it with a lid, till the vegetables are cooked - don't over cook the vegetables, keep them crispy 
  10. Add salt, chaat masala, pepper, cumin powder, turmeric and mix it
  11. Add roasted boiled quinoa in the veggies and mix it
  12. Add lemon juice and toss it
  13. Serve hot Quinoa upma with mint chutney
Quinoa upma, quinoa salad, healthy, breakfast


  1. Delicious and packed with protein!

  2. Using quinoa in making upma is such a wonderful idea! Looks very delicious too!!

  3. Looks so delicious, full filling and healthy too!!

  4. super filling n healthy one !

  5. love it! so flavorful and healthy! :)

  6. Healthy. Delicious and perfect breakfast dish...

  7. Ritu, I want to try this beautiful dish soon. I could eat this any time of the day!

  8. Awesome looking delicious and healthy upma.

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