August 26, 2021 3:50:28 pm
The pandemic has made everyone realise the importance of consuming a balanced, healthy diet and work on building immunity. While there are many foods that can help with the same, adding quinoa to your diet will not only make it nutritious but also keep unwanted hunger pangs at bay.
As such, food therapist Dr Ria Banerjee Ankola shared an interesting recipe for quinoa which tastes exactly like curd rice. “One cup cooked quinoa has 8 grams of protein.” she wrote on Instagram alongside the recipe.
Let’s learn how to make this easy recipe:
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1 cup – Quinoa
1 ltr – Curd
½ tsp – Salt
½ tsp – Ginger, chopped
Green chilies, chopped
Coriander leaves, chopped
*Take a bowl and soak uncooked quinoa for 3-4 hours in water. Wash and cook in the pressure cooker with 3 cups of water. Give 3 whistles or cook until well cooked.
*Let it cool down a bit and transfer it into a mixing bowl.
*Add salt, curd, green chilies, ginger, and some freshly chopped coriander leaves in the bowl and mix well.
*Take a pan and heat some oil. Add mustard seeds and curry leaves to make the tadka.
*Now pour the tadka into the quinoa mix, and mix again.
*Garnish with coriander leaves and it’s ready to serve.
“I love to eat it with a green veggie and a spicy red chilly or tomato pickle,” Dr Banerjee said.
So when are you trying this recipe?
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