How to make Quinoa Lemon Rice - SK Khazana -

This is the traditional lemon rice recipe in which rice has been replaced with quinoa

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Quinoa, Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : South Indian, Indian, Fusion

Course : Rice

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Quinoa Lemon Rice - SK Khazana

Quinoa Lemon Rice - SK Khazana Recipe Card


The best thing about this grain is its versatility – by adding a bunch of veggies, fragrant spices, dals or meats you can create a number of rice based dishes that blow your mind and can rarely go wrong. Rice can also be used to make rice flour, flaked rice and puffed rice, for use in sweets like puddings, cakes and as a thickening agent for sauces, soups and stews. As the chief ingredient in fermented drinks, rice makes some very potent Chinese spirits and the famous Japanese sake.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Quinoa Lemon Rice - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Quinoa cooked 3 cups

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Raw peanuts 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Bengal gram (chana) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried red chillies broken 2

  • Curry leaves 7-8

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan on medium heat, add peanuts and sauté for 2 minutes. Add mustard seeds, split Bengal gram, split black gram , broken red chillies. Sauté for a few seconds.

Step 2

Add curry leaves and turmeric powder and mix well. Add cooked quinoa and mix well. Add salt, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.

Step 3

Add lemon juice and mix well.

Step 4

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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