Recipe For Curd ( yogurt) Quinoa

Curd ( yogurt) Quinoa


Queens Quinoa:1 cup

Water: 2 cup

Peanuts: =1/4 cup

Butter/Ghee: 1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds ( Zeera) : ½ tea spoon

Mustard Seeds (Rai) : ½ tea spoon

Dry red Chilly: 2

Curry leaves: 3-4

Chana dal( Bengal gram) : ½ tea spoon

Dhuli Urad dal (black gram) : ½ tea spoon

Ginger finely chopped: ½ tea spoon

Curd (thick): 1 cup

Finely chopped Cucumber: ½ cup

Coriander leaves: 1 table spoon

Salt to taste. Cooking oil, 1 tea spoon


Rinse the quinoa: Measure 1 cup of quinoa and place into a fine-mesh strainer. Toast quinoa in saucepan (optional):  . Add  2 cups of water or broth and the salt. Bring quinoa and liquid to a boil in a medium saucepan. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

Heat oil in a pan

Saute peanuts,

For tadka

Add Ghee/ butter

Add Cumin Seeds, Mustard seeds,

Broken red chillies, curry leaves, mix it properly

Add chana dal and urad dal, mix it well

Add finely chopped ginger, keep stirring it till the dal becomes golden brown in color

Bring it down from the stove, let it cool for a while

Put cooked quinoa in a bowl,

Whisk the curd to make it smooth and creamy

Add curd to Quinoa, put roasted peanuts, add finely chopped cucumber, put tadka in it, put some finelt chopped coriander

Quinoa curd is ready to be served