Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Spinach Quinoa


Nutritional Info:

For 5 Oz:
Calories
121
Total Fat
5g
Sat. Fat
1.9g
Cholest.
0mg
Sodium
587.6mg
Carb.
16.1g
Fiber
2.4g
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
3.8g

Ingredients:

Quinoa – 1 cup cooked
Any available keerai,i used arai keerai - 1 big bunch
Onion - 1 No
Tomato – 1 No
Garlic - 4 no
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp each(optional)
Green Chillies – 2 Nos
Sambar Powder - 2 teaspoons
Turmeric powder – a pinch
Oil – 1 tablespoon
Mustard – ½ teaspoon
Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste
Peanut - 1 tablespoon (optional)
Cashew nuts - 1 tablespoon (optional)

Method:

Wash greens (keerai) and chop it finely.
Chop the onion. Slit the green chillies into two. Chop the tomatoes finely. 
In a kadai put the oil and when it is hot add mustard. When pops up add urad dhal, peanut, cashewnut and fry till it turns light brown. Add chopped onion, green chillies, garlic and fry well. Add ginger Garlic PAste now if using and saute till raw smell is gone.Then add tomato pieces and fry for few seconds. Add sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Add chopped greens and stir well. Reduce the heat and stir now and then. No need to add water. The greens (Keerai) will get cooked in its own water content. Stir fry till all the water content in the Keerai is absorbed. Add the cooked Quinoa and mix well.
Serve with papad / vegetable chips.












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