How to make Quinoa Poha -

This poha is made without poha – puzzled are you? Well it is quinoa which replaces the poha here.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Quinoa, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Quinoa Poha

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Quinoa Poha Recipe

  • Quinoa 1 cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 2-10

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and cut into 1 cm cubes 2 small

  • Salt to taste

  • Peanuts roasted and crushed 2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coconut scraped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Rinse the quinoa well. Transfer the quinoa in a deep nonstick pan. Add two cups water. Allow to boil. Cover and and cook on low heat for eighteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add the mustard seeds. Once they start to splutter, add curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 3

Add onions and sauté till golden brown. Add turmeric powder, green chillies and sauté well.

Step 4

Add boiled potatoes and mix well. Add the cooked quinoa, salt and mix well.

Step 5

Take the pan off the heat. Transfer in a serving bowl.

Step 6

Sprinkle roasted peanuts, coriander and coconut and serve hot.

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