Queens Quinoa White Bold Quinoa Grain 1kg
Gluten Free Quinoa with High Fibre Protein Vitamin E Zinc Iron|Good for Heart, Lowers Risk of Diabetes, Weight Loss Management Healthy Diet Food
- PROTEIN POWERGHOUSE: white quinoa contains all the essential 12 amino acids thus giving a complete source of protein.
- DIET FOOD: Ready to Cook Quinoa can help in losing weight, since Quinoa contains a high amount of fibre, keeping your stomach full for a longer time. It can avoid binge eating, thus helping in weight management.
- IDEAL FOR PREGNANCY: Quinoa is a superfood that can be included in your pregnancy diet. Quinoa is rich in nutrients like vitamin b and magnesium. It is also an excellent source of folic acid which helps all cells in the growth and development of the fetus.
- SUPERFOOD: iron and nutrient-rich, white quinoa is loaded with many important nutrients; diet friendly: white quinoa is a nutritious alternative to couscous and white rice and is easy to incorporate into your diet.
- GLUTEN-FREE: Quinoa is naturally gluten-free, it can increase the antioxidant and nutrient value of your diet when you’re avoiding gluten.
White quinoa has the most delicate taste and the lightest texture and it cooks up a bit fluffier than other types of quinoa.
Here are the steps to boil and cook quinoa grain:
- Rinse the quinoa thoroughly in cold water to remove any bitterness and excess starch.
- In a medium-sized pot, add one cup of quinoa and two cups of water or broth.
- Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
- Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot with a lid, and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the quinoa is tender and the liquid has been absorbed.
- Remove the pot from heat and let it sit, covered, for 5-10 minutes to allow the quinoa to steam and become fluffy.
- After the resting time, use a fork to fluff the quinoa and serve it as desired.
Note: Quinoa can also be cooked using a rice cooker or in the microwave. The ratio of quinoa to water/broth may vary slightly depending on the type of quinoa you use, so it's always a good idea to check the package instructions for specific cooking times and ratios.
Quinoa grain is a nutrient-dense grain that contains a good amount of protein, dietary fiber, antioxidants, and various minerals such as magnesium, potassium, iron, and zinc. It also contains a variety of vitamins, including B vitamins and vitamin E.
Quinoa grain is different from other grains in that it is a seed of a plant called quinoa, which is not in the grass family like most other grains. It is also considered a complete protein source as it contains all essential amino acids.
Regular consumption of quinoa grain can provide an excellent source of protein, minerals and vitamins, help with weight management and support the overall good health of the individual.
To cook quinoa grain, rinse 1 cup of quinoa grain in a fine mesh strainer before cooking to remove the bitter saponins. Then combine 1 cup quinoa grain with 2 cups of water in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered for about 15-20 minutes or until the water is absorbed.
There are over 120 different types of quinoa grain with different colors such as white, red and black. They all have slightly different textures and cook times.
Quinoa grain can last for up to 2 years when stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place.
Quinoa grain can be used in a variety of dishes such as salads, bowls, side dish, soups, stews or casseroles. It can also be used as a replacement for rice or other grains in recipes.
Consuming 0.5-1 cup of cooked quinoa grain a day is a good recommendation as part of a healthy diet.
Quinoa grain can be used as a substitute for other grains in many recipes, it can add extra protein and other nutrients.
Quinoa grain is gluten-free, it can be suitable for people following a gluten-free diet.