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Vegetable Quinoa Pulao / Pilaf

So today I am Sharing one of my families favorite dish Vegetable Quinoa Pulao. It is very delicious, healthy and perfect meal.
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Indian Quinoa Pulao, Instant pot, Quinoa Pulao, Vegan Quinoa pulao
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 351kcal
Author Dhwani

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup Onion chopped
  • 1 cup Corn
  • 1 cup Chopped carrot
  • 1 cup Chopped Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Chopped Bell Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Grated Ginger-garlic
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsbp Chili powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 and 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • Cilantro for garnishing

Instructions

Vegetable Quinoa Pulao/Pilaf in Instant Pot

  • Add oil to the Instant Pot and put it in saute mode.
  • Add cumin seeds. let it splutter. Add grated ginger-garlic and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add onion, saute it for a minute.
  • Add carrot, corn, bell pepper and mushroom. Season vegetable with salt and Saute for a minute.
  • Now add turmeric powder, chili powder and garam masala. Let it cook for a minute.
  • Wash the quinoa properly and add it into the sauted veggie mixture. Cook for a minute and add water.
  • Secure the lid. Change Instant Pot setting to rice mode with vent closed.
  • After the instant pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally.
  • Open the lid, fluff them up with fork.
  • Add lemon juice and cilantro. 
  • Serve hot with Cucumber Raita.

Vegetable Quinoa Pulao in Pressure Cooker

  • Heat oil in the Pressure cooker.
  • Add cumin seeds. Let it splutter. Add grated ginger-garlic and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add onion, saute it for a minute.
  • Add carrot, corn, bell pepper and mushroom. Season vegetable with salt and Saute for a minute.
  • Now add turmeric powder, chili powder and garam masala. Let it cook for a minute.
  • Wash the quinoa properly and add it into the sauted veggie mixture. Cook for a minute and add water.
  • Secure the lid. Pressure cook this for 2 whistles.
  • Let the pressure cooker cools down completely.
  • Open the lid, fluff them up with fork.
  • Add lemon juice and cilantro.

Vegetable Quinoa Pulao In a Pan

  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin seeds. let it splutter. Add grated ginger-garlic and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add onion, saute it for a minute.
  • Add carrot, corn, bell pepper and mushroom. Season vegetable with salt and Saute for a minute.
  • Now add turmeric powder, chili powder and garam masala. Let it cook for a minute.
  • Wash the quinoa properly and add it into the sauted veggie mixture. Cook for a minute and add water.
  • Cover the pan with lid. Let it cook for about 10 minutes over medium to high heat. Stir occasionally.
  • Open the lid, fluff them up with fork.
  • Add lemon juice and cilantro.
  • Enjoy Quinoa Pulao with Raita.

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Nutrition

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 734mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 5660IU | Vitamin C: 38.4mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 3.3mg