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.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Recipe Cuisine Type: South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 1/2 cup Quinoa uncooked
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Roasted Peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Desi Ghee or oil oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 no Red Chillies dry
  • 5 leaves Curry
  • 1 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 cup Curd thick
  • 1/2 cup Cucumber fine chopped
  • 1/2 cup Grated Carrot
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 2 tbsp Milk optional
  • 1 leaves Coriander


  • 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.

Recipe Notes

  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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