Quinoa And Mixed Vegetable Pulao

Quinoa is perfect for vegetarians and vegans . Quinoa is gluten free, low in fat, rich in fiber and it is the wonderful food that is often referred to as a complete protein foods. Quinoa contains a balanced set of essential amino acids needed for human health.

Quinoa with vegetables is easy to prepare. It is very delicious, filling, healthy and is a wholesome meal. Try this Quinoa Pulao recipe and enjoy the health benefits and wonderful taste of Quinoa!

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Quinoa And Mixed Vegetable Pulao
Prep time           : 15 minutes
Cooking time    : 15 minutes
Total time          : 30 minutes
Servings    : 2
Category   : Vegetarian
Cuisine      : Indian

1 Cup quinoa ,soaked and drained
1 Small sliced onion
2 Slit green chilies
1 Inch ginger piece
1 Medium size carrot roughly chopped
5-6 French beans roughly chopped
1/4 Cup corn kernels
1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon red chili powder
1/4 Teaspoon turmeric powder
0.5 Teaspoon garam masala
1 Tablespoon oil
Salt to taste 
2 Cups of water

  • Wash and soak quinoa for at least 10 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Roughly chop the vegetables .
  • Mince ginger or grind it coarsely.


  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds sizzle, add minced ginger, onion and slit green chilies. Sauté until onions turn transparent.
  • Add carrots, beans ,corn kernels and salt. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add quinoa and mix well. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and garam masala powder. Mix well.
  • Add 2 cups of water. Cover and cook till the quinoa is completely done.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.


  • The consistency of water is just the same as we put in ,to prepare rice 1 : 2 ratio.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Shikha says:

    Hi I tried your recipe for quinoa and mixed veg pulao turned out really well . My husband loved it so big thank you for wonderful healthy recipe. This was the first time I prepared quinoa. Thanks again…keep posting healthy recipe 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you.. I am glad you liked it 😊


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