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Curd Quinoa/Thayir Quinoa

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Curd Quinoa is a healthy version of south Indian curd rice.Quinoa is considered as a super food and is one of the healthiest food. Curd rice is very common dish in south India .Curd Quinoa is a healthy Indian style quinoa recipe made with fresh curd and garnished with yummy tadka.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
CuisineSouth Indian
Servings 2


  • Uncooked quinoa 1/2 cup
  • Water 1 cup
  • Roasted Peanuts 1/4 cup
  • Oil/Ghee 1Tbsp
  • Mustard seeds 1Tsp
  • Dry red chilies 2No
  • Curry leaves 5-6No
  • Chana dal 1Tsp
  • Urad Dal 1Tsp
  • Curd thick 1 cup
  • Fine chopped cucumber 1/2 cup
  • Grated carrot 1/2 cup
  • Salt
  • Milk 2 Tbsp optional
  • Coriander leaves 1Tbsp


  • Wash quinoa 3-4 times or till water turns clear.
  • In a pan add 1 cup of water,washed quinoa and salt.
  • Cover the pan and cook quinoa on medium-low heat for 18-20 minutes.Or until quinoa is fully cooked and all the water evaporates.
  • Transfer the cooked quinoa on a plate a spread with the help of fork.Keep aside .
  • In a pan heat oil on medium heat, add mustard seeds,dry red chili,curry leaves,chana dal,urad dal.
  • Saute continuously and fry till dal becomes nice golden brown.
  • Once done turn off the flame and keep tadka aside.
  • In a bowl add curd and milk ,whisk till it becomes creamy and smooth.
  • In a bowl add cooked quinoa,pour whisked curd on quinoa.Add cucumber,carrot and chopped coriander leaves .Mix everything together.
  • Add prepared tadka to curd quinoa mixture.
  • Curd quinoa is ready to serve.


  1. For best taste after mixing everything let curd quinoa rest in a fridge for an hour.
  2. If curd you used is sour than you can add milk to curd.

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Ruchi sharma
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