Quinoa Tawa Pulao – Healthy Recipe

Here I am with another quinoa recipe today, which is called quinoa tawa pulao. It is perfect for vegetarians and vegans . Quinoa is the wonderful food that is often referred to as a complete protein foods.

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Quinoa Tawa Pulao – Healthy Recipe

Prep time              : 10 minutes
Cooking time       : 15 minutes
Total time             : 25 minutes

Servings     : 2

Category    : Vegetarian
Cuisine       : Indian


1 Cup quinoa, soaked and drained
1 Small chopped onion
2 Green chilies chopped
1 Tablespoon chopped ginger- garlic
1/2 Cup chopped tomato
1 Medium size carrot roughly chopped
5-6 French beans roughly chopped
1/2 Cup fresh green peas
1 /2 Teaspoon red chili powder
1/2 Teaspoon cumin powder
1/4 Teaspoon turmeric powder
1.5 Teaspoon pav bhaji masala
1 Tablespoon coriander powder
1 Teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon lemon juice
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 .


  • Heat oil and add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds sizzle, add in the chopped ginger – garlic, onion, green chilies and salt. Sauté them till translucent.
  • Add tomatoes followed by the spices turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, pav bhaji masala and coriander powder. Sauté them till oil separates.
  • Now, add carrots, french beans, and green peas. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add quinoa, lemon juice and water, mix well. Cover and cook till the quinoa is completely done.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.

3 Comments Add yours

  1. Neelakantan Achary says:

    Very nice! Keep it up.


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