Quinoa is a grain , fully protein packed,gluten free and can be used as alternative to rice.It gives a nice crunchy effect.This is the first time i tried this & it was good.Try to eat more cereals other than rice.
I tried this soup from here.This grain is nothing but thinnai.
1.Quinoa-1\2 cup washed & drained.(Use cloth to drain which is quite easy)
5.Mixed vegetables-1 1\2 cup
6.Maggi vegetable stock-1
9.Cilantro(coriander)- to garnish
10.Lime juice-after garnish to squeeze.
1.Heat oil in a cooker,add onions,garlic & saute.
2.Then add cleaned quinoa,vegetables,stock,green chilli,salt and cover the cooker with lid.
3.Cook for 4 to 5 whistle.
4.After the pressure is released add,pepper,coriander leaves & lime juice to taste.