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Spicy Mint and Coriander Quinoa Pulao

Spicy Mint and Coriander Quinoa Pulao

Spicy Mint and Coriander Quinoa Pulao is a very simple,easy and healthy one pot meal made using Quinoa and flavoured with mint and coriander.
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Course: Main Course
Keyword: Gluten Free, One Pot Meal, Vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Soaking Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 2 Servings
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1/4 cup Mint
  • 2 tbsp Coriander
  • 2 Green chiily
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped or grated
  • 1/2 inch piece Cinnamon Dalchini
  • 1 Clove Long
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Cashew for garnishing

Instructions

  • Wash and rinse the Quinoa.
  • Soak it in enough water for 30 minutes.
  • Drain and pressure cook it with 1 Cup water for 3 whistles.
  • I did pressure cook in Instant pot for 2 minutes.
  • Once the pressure settles, remove it.
  • Drain the excess water and spread it on a large plate to cool.
  • Grind the mint, coriander and green chillies with just enough water to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Once hot add the cinnamon, cloves and saute for a few seconds.
  • Now add the chopped onion and garlic and saute for a few seconds.
  • Next add in the mint , coriander paste and cook it so that all the water evaporates.
  • Now add the quinoa, salt and gently mix everything so that the masala gets incorporated.
  • Garnish with cashew and serve.
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