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24 quinoa recipes

Last Updated : Mar 02,2019


क्विनोआ रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (quinoa recipes in Hindi)
ક્વિનોઆ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (quinoa recipes in Gujarati)

22 Indian quinoa recipes | quinoa recipes

quinoa recipes, Indian quinoa recipes, healthy quinoa recipes. Quinoa has been termed as the superfood of the era. Unlike most grains, this super protein rich ingredient has all the nine essential amino acids including the lysine, thus being a boon to vegetarians. When we refer to as quinoa, it’s the seeds that are the edible part of the plant which we consume. These are gluten-free.

Quinoa MuthiaQuinoa Muthia

Quinoa used in Indian Breakfast recipes

Yes, quinoa works really well for Indian food. Traditional Indian upma recipe is made of semolina and not healthy as rava is used. Read is rava healthy? Try this Quinoa upma recipe which is made with onions, green peas and carrots to add more fibre and is gluten free

Quinoa Veg Upma, Vegan BreakfastQuinoa Veg Upma, Vegan Breakfast

The classic dosa recipe used rice and urad dal. While it is healthy, it is not the perfect dosa to have as it contains rice. Read is dosa healthy? Have this quinoa dosa recipe as it contains ZERO rice and is super healthy. Made with quinoa, urad dal and whole wheat flour. 

Quinoa DosaQuinoa Dosa

The Gujarati snack Muthia has now been innovated to quinoa muthia recipe with the usage of quinoa. 

Quinoa used in Indian Snack recipes

We have made the traditional Indian khakhra recipe even healthier by using quinoa and red chawli leaves in quinoa red chawli leaves khakhra recipe. Quinoa increases your energy levels as it is rich in protein, while red chawli leaves are loaded with iron, potassium and vitamins C and Vitamin E.

Quinoa Red Chawli Leaves KhakhraQuinoa Red Chawli Leaves Khakhra

Another good variation is Quinoa kale khakhra which has the addition of oats flour and kale to make it a very healthy snack which we have in our office. So carry this with you to work instead of munching on refined foods. 

Beneftis of Quinoa

Quinoa : Quinoa  lowers cholesterol and reduces heart diseases. The soluble fibre in this grain gains the credit of reducing the total blood cholesterol and LDL (bad cholesterol) levels in our body. Harnessed with nutrients like protein, calciumphosphorus and magnesium, quinoa has been considered as the bone-building power grain. Quinoa has potassium and magnesium – the two key nutrients which help to lower high blood pressure. See detailed benefits of quinoa

Enjoy our quinoa recipes, Indian quinoa recipes, healthy quinoa recipes below.



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Wondering what to make for breakfast today? Go for this healthy, vegan Quinoa Veg Upma. Loaded with the goodness of quinoa and veggies, this upma tastes awesome, is very filling, and nutritious as well. It is quite easy to make too. You just ....
A combo of interesting flours goes into this hearty and satiating loaf! The Buckwheat and Quinoa Bread is a healthy, gluten-free and multi-grain bread with a nice crust and dense mealy texture that’s wonderful t ....
An excitingly unique snack that’s both filling and tasty, the Quinoa Patty is one that is enjoyed by people of all ages. The quinoa is combined with juicy and crunchy veggies, oats, eggs and garlic, to make yummy patties. The off-beat combination of ingredients like quinoa, oats and eggs gives t ....
Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables and Tahini Dressing is an amazing culinary treat, which combines multiple textures and flavours in a very apt way. Here, cooked quinoa is bathed in the famous Lebanese Tahini and topped with roasted veggies, which add an amazing flavour and a splash of colours to t ....
Bask in the goodness of the ‘wonder grain’ with this fantastic Quinoa, Corn and Capsicum Salad. The unique texture of cooked quinoa is a perfect match for succulent sweet corn and crunchy capsicum. The dressing adds lemony, herby and spicy accents to the salad, making it a holistic treat for t ....
The Urban Dictionary defines a Buddha Bowl as “a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a Buddha.” Commonly, the term is used to describe a salad lunch that’s chock-full of healthy ingredients, including veggies, beans or lentils, an ....
Well, you’re sure to have tasted plain whole wheat flour khakhras as well as those perked up with ingredients like cumin, garlic, fenugreek leaves etc. Here is a healthy and tasty khakhra that’s mind-bogglingly unique. Made of a mix of flours includi ....
This Black Bean Quinoa Veg Salad is a super tasty and exciting way to consume power-packed ingredients like quinoa, beans and veggies. It has ingredients of various textures, which gives you a wonderful mouth-feel. The Orange Vinaigrette Dressing, which combines orange juice with honey, herbs an ....
Kale is high in fibre and vitamins. It is a rich source of fibre and a great detox food. Quinoa increases your energy and is high in
Here’s one more mind-blowing way to include healthy quinoa in your diet. A lunch salad made of cooked quinoa, sprouts, avocado, yummy veggies and mushroom, this salad has a scrumptious mouth-feel and a colourful, attractive appearance. Tosse ....
Here is another fabulous way to include quinoa in your diet. The Quinoa, Feta and Mixed Veg Salad is sumptuous and tasty, with a good blend of quinoa, fresh veggies and feta cheese. The unique taste and mouth-feel of feta cheese goes very well with the juicy veggies. The combination of veggies i ....
Every time hunger strikes, are you at a loss what to cook, which will satiate your tummy and please your taste buds but not add to your inches? The Lemony Quinoa and Baby Spinach Soup is a brilliant choice. A super healthy and tasty soup, this will be loved by all, but is especially apt for a we ....
It is so easy to cook healthy these days because the supermarket shelves are loaded with healthy ingredients, and it kind of motivates you to make the right choices! In this quick and easy recipe, we show you how to make tasty Quinoa Dosa. Made with a batter that blends quinoa and wheat flour wi ....
Muthia is an all-time favourite snack of the Gujaratis. A spiced dough is shaped into cylinders by gripping the dough between the palms, which is what gives it the name ‘muthia’ or fist. These muthias are then steamed and tempered with seeds and curry leaves to get an aromatic and delectably tas ....
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