Quinoa Pongal

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Quinoa Pongal

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Quinoa is a grain very high in protein and fiber. It
can be substituted in most of the dishes where rice is used. There is a nice
crunch to the dishes prepared with Quinoa. I had to cook and blog about a Tamizh
recipe for the letter Q and what else could I think of.:)

INGREDIENTS
Quinoa
1cup
Green
gram dal
1/3cup
Water
3cup
Milk
1cup
Ghee
3tbsp
Cumin
seeds
1tsp
Pepper
2tsp
Curry
leaves
few
Asafoetida
1/4tsp
Ginger
few small pieces
Salt
To taste
 
PREPARATION
Mix Quinoa and dal and wash well
Transfer this to a cooker together with milk, water,
ginger and cook upto 4 whistles
When the pressure subsides, open the lid and
slightly mash it
Add salt and continue to cook in a low flame for 2-3
minutes
Meanwhile heat heat in a kadai, add crushed pepper,
cumin, asafoetida and curry leaves
Pour this into the prepared pongal
Mix well.
Switch off the fire

 

Let it cool a little, then transfer this to a hot
case with coconut chutney

Day 17

 

quinoa pongal

Quinoa pongal

Veena
The goodness of the traditional pongal added with the goodness of quinoa to make it into a delectable pongal recipe
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Calories 1430 kcal

Equipment

  • Pressure cooker
  • Gas stove/ Induction stove

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Cup Quinoa
  • 1/3 Cup Green gram dal
  • 3 Cups Water
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 3 Tbsp Ghee
  • 1 Tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 Tsp Pepper
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 Tsp Ginger Grated
  • To taste Salt

Instructions
 

  • Mix Quinoa and dal and wash well
  • Transfer this to a cooker together with milk, water,ginger and cook upto 4 whistles
  • When the pressure subsides, open the lid andslightly mash it
  • Add salt and continue to cook in a low flame for 2-3minutes
  • Meanwhile heat heat in a kadai, add crushed pepper,cumin, asafoetida and curry leaves
  • Pour this into the prepared pongalMix well.
  • Switch off the fire.Let it cool a little, then transfer this to a hotcase with coconut chutney

Nutrition

Calories: 1430kcalCarbohydrates: 166gProtein: 50gFat: 64gSaturated Fat: 34gCholesterol: 140mgSodium: 175mgPotassium: 1370mgFiber: 20gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 529IUCalcium: 441mgIron: 12mg
Keyword quinoa pongal, quinoa recipes
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