Methi & Vegetables Quinoa Pulao

Methi & Vegetables Quinoa Pulao Recipe

A wholesome dish made from Quinoa, oats and vegtables which makes it a high protien and energy food. Quinoa is considered as a super food and this Pulao can be served along with raita for a quick meal.

Cooking time
15 min
Preparation time
10 min
Serves
2
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50

Fit Foodie Recipe Score

35

Regular Recipe Score

Fit Foodie Meter was developed in consultation with the Indian Dietetic Association

The Fit Foodie recipe scores more than regular recipe since the use of quinoa makes It a healthier source of Fiber, Iron and CHO

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Quinoa or Broken Wheat or Foxtail Millet
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 10 green beans, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • an inch piece of ginger
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 pods of cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon jeera powder
  • 100 grams methi leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon of Saffola oil

How to make Methi & Vegetables Quinoa Pulao

  • Heat a teaspoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the onions, ginger, carrots, beans, capsicum, green chillies, bay leaves, and cardamom pods and stir-fry for a few seconds
  • After which, add the turmeric powder, cumin powder, methi, salt and the millet. Add 2 cups of water (sometimes if the millet or broken wheat is old- then it might need more water). Stir all the ingredients and cover the pan. Cook until the millets are done to suit your taste
  • If, by chance the millets or the quinoa did not cook with the amount of water you added, then sprinkle some more water as required, cover the pan and allow it to steam on low heat
  • Once done, check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste
  • Serve the Pulao with a Raita of your choice

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