The best Quinoa Upma in indian food

The best Quinoa Upma in indian food


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About this recipe: About Quinoa Quinoa is a grain loved world over for its nutritional supply. The only vegetarian source of complete protein, Quinoa is gaining popularity as the super grain of the future. for more information visit


  • Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa For Tadka 1 tea spoon ghee 1 tea spoon mustard seeds 9-10 Curry leaves 3-4 whole red chilies 1 tea spoon ginger finely chopped 2 green chilies finely chopped Salt to taste Roasted cashew for garnishing (optional)


  1. Preparation Rinse the quinoa and drain all the water Put it in a pan, sauté for 4-5 minutes till it becomes little brown, add water and salt and bring to boil, Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until tender and most of the liquid has been absorbed, 15 to 20 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Heat ghee in a pan Put mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chilies, stir a little Add ginger and green chilies, cook for a while Add cooked quinoa, mix it well Garnish with cashews Tasty healthy Quinoa Upma is ready to be served


Complete Protein Quinoa is one of the only cereals that is considered a “complete source of protein” because it includes all nine essential amino acids. Eat Healthy, Stay Fit! Quinoa is not only high in protein, but it is also low on calories and carbs! Quinoa also contains vital minerals, such as magnesium, iron, and tryptophan, copper and phosphorous! How About Digestion? Quinoa is gluten free and rich in fiber and starch, which are ideal for digestion. In fact, quinoa has twice as much fiber as oatmeal! Your Heart Will Thank You Quinoa’s high magnesium content makes it the perfect food for good cardiovascular health, as magnesium is the mineral most responsible for relaxing blood vessels. NASA & Quinoa NASA provided quinoa to its astronauts in space trips due to its exceptional nutritional contents. Stop Those Migraines! So quinoa’s high magnesium content relaxes the blood vessels, giving you a good cardiovascular health…but did you know that this also helps fight against those annoying migraines? Grow Those Muscles AND Lose the Fat! Quinoa contains high levels of micronutrients that are related to muscle growth. Quinoa not only helps maintain your existing muscles, but also helps build more muscle. Recovery after Exercise There’s more? Yes! After exercising, quinoa’s potassium content helps to pump body fluids from the blood stream to your muscles, helping to prevent cramping. Additionally, the vitamin B contents on quinoa help you recover faster!

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