Curd Quinoa

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Curd Quinoa


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 25 Min

Total Time : 35 Min


Serves : 4
  • 1 cups quinoa

  • 1 cups water ,for cooking quinoa

  • 1/4 cups peanuts

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 2 nos dry red chilli

  • 5-6 nos curry leaves

  • 1 tsp dhuli urad dal

  • 2 cups thick curd

  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves

  • 1 pinch salt as per taste


  • Wash quinoa 3-4 times or till water runs clear, drain well and keep aside.
  • Heat pan at medium low heat add1 cup of water and salt.
  • Bring water to one boil add washed Quinoa.
  • Boil water and Quinoa on medium heat.
  • .After first boil cover the pan and cook it at low heat for about 10-15 minutes.
  • After 15minutes switch off the heat and cover the pan for few more minutes.
  • Transfer the cooked Quinoa to plate and spread this will stop the cooking processing
  • .In a big bowl add curd and whisk well.
  • Add cooked Quinoa to the whisked curd and mix well.
  • In another pan heat oil add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and urad dal.
  • Sauté and fry till dals become nice golden brown .
  • Add peanuts , curry leaves and dry red chillies mix nicely.Toss well and turned off the heat.
  • Add prepared tadka to curd Quinoa mixture and mix well.
  • Curd quinoa is ready to serve. Garnish it with fine chopped coriander leaves.
  • Notes1. You can also add grated carrot with cucumber in this curd quinoa.2. For best taste after mixing everything let curd quinoa rest for an hour so that all the spices, quinoa and yogurt mingle together.3. You can serve yogurt quinoa warm or cold.