Protein Perfect Quinoa

Recipe by Monika Patel
March 31, 2016
4.90 from 8 votes
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This is my next recipe in my regime to weight loss. I am a very inquisitive person when it comes to food so i keep exploring different type of foods & keep experimenting with them. Quinoa is one such food i found out to be very interesting & comfortable. Its easy to cook & the wide variety it offers to the people of any taste, be it sweet or spicy Quinoa taste superb every way. If you need to go for a tasty protein packed dish, serve it hot or cold, this recipe is your sure short pick!!!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Recipe Cuisine Type Breakfast, Cafe, Deli, Fusion, Homestyle Cooking
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2


  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper - cubes
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper - cubes
  • 1/2 cup capsicum - cubes
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1/4 cup green peas
  • 2 green chilies - chopped
  • 1/2 cup onion - chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato - chopped
  • 1/2 cup tofu - cubes
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Parsley for garnishing


  • In a big pan boil 5 cup of water, when starts boiling put quinoa, pinch of salt and let it boil for 15 mis
  • Strain the quinoa & keep it as side.
  • Now in a wok put some oil & roast peanuts, when it turns brown add green chili.
  • When the chilies start crackling, add onion & saute till it gets golden. Now add all three bell peppers, tomato, green peas & tofu, saute it for 5 mins.
  • Now add Quinoa & mix well
  • Add salt as per your taste, squeeze lemon & garnish with parsely

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4.90 from 8 votes
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