quinoa fried rice

Quinoa fried rice recipe, Vegetable quinoa fried rice

Quinoa fried rice or vegetable quinoa fried rice is a quick and healthy one pot dish prepared by tossing cooked white quinoa in sauteed veggies. This easy peasy dish can be prepared in a jiffy so works well on a busy working day and serves as an excellent lunch box recipe. So this recipe basically is the same old traditional fried rice where cooked basmati rice is replaced with cooked quinoa. You can try adding some scrambled egg or cooked chicken pieces to make it more appetizing. So let’s get to the making!
vegetable quinoa fried rice

Quinoa fried rice recipe, Vegetable quinoa fried rice
Serves 2
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
15 min
Ingredients
  1. 1. Quinoa – 1 cup (Cooked)
  2. 2. Onion – 1 (small)
  3. 3. Cabbage – ½ cup (shredded)
  4. 4. Carrot – 2 tbsp (juliene)
  5. 5. Beans – 2 tbsp (chopped)
  6. 6. Green Capsicum – ¼ cup (thin slices)
  7. 7. Spring onion- 2 tbsp (chopped)
  8. 8. Salt – to taste
  9. 9. Pepper powder – ¼ tsp
  10. 10. Oil – 2 tbsp
Note
  1. * 1 cup = 235 ml
Instructions
  1. Slice capsicum into julienne, shred cabbage, chop beans, carrot and spring onion. Keep the cooked quinoa ready. Make sure the quinoa has to look into individual grains.
  2. Now heat oil in a pan, add chopped beans, carrot, cabbage, green pepper/ capsicum, spring onion saute well. This should take about just few minutes. Do not overcook it as we want the veggies to be crispy.
  3. Now add pepper powder and salt to the sauteed veggies. Mix well. Now add cooked quinoa and toss well. Serve it hot with ketchup.
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quinoa fried rice

  1. Slice capsicum into julienne, chop beans, shred cabbage thin, carrot and spring onion. Keep the cooked quinoa ready.(wash and soak quinoa in water for 10 minutes. In a pan add 1 1/2 cups of water, when water is boiling add soaked quinoa and cook till its done. Cooked quinoa will have tiny tail.) Make sure the quinoa has to look into individual grains. Now heat oil in a pan well add all the veggies and saute well. This should take about just few minutes. Do not overcook it as we want the veggies to be crispy.quinoa fried rice
  2. Now add pepper powder and salt to the sauteed veggies. Mix well. Now add cooked quinoa and toss well. Serve it hot with ketchup.
    vegetable quinoa fried rice recipe

 

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