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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Uncooked quinoa 1/2 cup
Water 1 cup
Roasted Peanuts 1/4 cup
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 as per taste
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.
- For best taste after mixing everything let curd quinoa rest in a fridge for an hour.
- If curd you used is sour than you can add milk to curd.
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