Quinoa Egg Fried Rice

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Quinoa Egg Fried Rice


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :2 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 2 Hr 15 Min


Serves : 3
  • 1/2 cup quinoa, soaked for 2 hours

  • 1 cup mixed veggies (carrot, beans, peas, etc,), chopped

  • 2-3 tbsp. ghee

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1-2 bay leaves

  • 1-2 dry red chilies

  • 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped

  • 1

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 1/2 tsp. red chili flakes

  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1/2 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 2 eggs, well beaten


  • Cook the quinoa in enough water for 15 minutes or till they are soft. Drain and keep aside. Heat 1 tsp. oil in a pan and scramble the eggs with a pinch of salt. Keep aside.
  • Heat remaining oil and temper with bay leaves, dry red chilies and cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds.
  • Add the ginger, garlic followed by the onions. Stir fry till light brown. Add all the chopped veggies and continue to cook, covered till they are soft.
  • Now add all the dry spices and give it a stir. Add in the cooked quinoa and stir fry for 2 minutes. Switch off the flame and add the eggs and coriander leaves.
  • Let it remain covered for 2-3 minutes and your quinoa egg fried rice is ready to devour. This healthy one-pot delicacy can be relished as it is or with any side dish.