Quinoa is a healthy seed that is packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It is an excellent alternative to white rice. You can make wide varieties of recipes using quinoa. Wherever the recipes call for a white rice like pongal, dosa, kichadi, adai you can replace the white rice with quinoa. These recipes are the easy and healthy Indian quinoa recipes. These recipes are an excellent way to include quinoa in kids diet.
Rinse quinoa several times until the water runs clear. Because the quinoa is coated with a natural bitter coating called saponin.
1. Quinoa Dosa
Quinoa dosa is a healthy and low carb dosa with lentils. Quinoa dosa turns out as crispy as the traditional dosa made with white rice. It is an excellent dish for the weight watchers and dieting people.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Dosa.
2. Quinoa Fried Rice
Quinoa fried rice is a healthy and protein packed dinner with quinoa, eggs, and vegetables.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Fried Rice.
3. Quinoa Vegetable Soup
Quinoa vegetable soup is an easy, healthy and low-calorie soup with vegetables. It is just like a simple vegetable soup. Additionally, quinoa makes us feel fuller for a longer time.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Vegetable Soup.
4. Quinoa Idli with Vegetables
Idli is an ideal breakfast in many South Indian households. Adding quinoa and vegetables to the traditional idli recipe takes to the next level by adding extra nutritional value to the idli. Quinoa idli is an excellent kids lunch box recipe. It is an excellent way to include quinoa in the diet.
Check ou the recipe for quinoa idli with vegetables.
5. Quinoa Khichdi
Quinoa Khichdi is an easy and one pot meal with quinoa, moong dal and vegetables. Soft cooked quinoa and moong dal flavored with spices, onion and tomato.
Check out the recipe for quinoa kichadi.
6. Quinoa Curd Rice
Quinoa yogurt rice is a protein-packed dish with grapes and cashew nuts. It is similar to the regular curd rice. Kids would love this quinoa curd rice.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Curd Rice.
7. Quinoa Muffins
Quinoa muffins are the healthy and filling breakfast with whole wheat flour, oats, quinoa, and banana. These sweet and soft quinoa banana muffins are an excellent way to include quinoa in kids diet. You can serve these muffins as a breakfast or snack.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Muffins.
8. Quinoa Chicken Pulao
Quinoa chicken pulao is a healthy one pot meal with quinoa, chicken, spices and coconut milk. You can serve this pulao as it is or with boiled egg or with simple raita.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Chicken Pulao.
9. Quinoa Coconut Rice
Quinoa coconut rice is an easy and healthy recipe in just 30 minutes. It taste delicious just like the traditional South Indian coconut rice.
Check out the recipe for Quinoa Coconut Rice.