Pudina Quinoa Recipe

Total Time: 30 minutes

Cuisine: Indian


  • salt
  • green chilli
  • cardamom (elaichi) podsseeds
  • ghee
  • cinnamon stick
  • cloves garlic
  • onion
  • mint leaves (pudina)
  • cloves (laung)
  • quinoa


  • To begin making Pudina Quinoa Recipe first wash 1 cup quinoa and soak for two hours
  • Make sure you wash quinoa nicely to remove any dirt
  • Heat ghee into the pressure cooker and once the ghee is hot add the garlic and onions and saute till the onions soften
  • Stir in the green chilli, quinoa and the dry spices, cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom
  • Add salt to taste and toss everything on high heat for two minutes
  • Add two cups of water and give two whistles
  • After two whistles reduce the flame to low and simmer the quinoa for 15 minutes and turn off the heat
  • Allow the pressure release naturally
  • After you open the pressure cooker with the help of a spoon fluff up the quinoa
  • Add the finely chopped mint leaves and combine Pudina Quinoa
  • Turn off the flame and remove Pudina Quinoa into a serving bowl
  • Serve Pudina Quinoa Recipe for lunch along with Dhingri Matar or a simple Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita
  • You can also pack Pudina Quinoa along with snacks like Nutty Oats Almond Truffle or Sprouted Ragi & Rajma Cutlets for your office lunch box