Quinoa Biriyani

Quinoa Biriyani

Something healthy and yummy!

Anju Purushot


  1. 1 Cup quinoa
  2. 2 onions chopped
  3. 2 clove garlic chopped
  4. 1/2 ginger stem
  5. 1 tomato
  6. 1 Tablespoon garam masala
  7. 1 Tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  8. 1/2 Cup mushrooms chopped


30 mins
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    Soak the quinoa for 30 minutes

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    In a pressure cooker, saute the onions until transparent

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    Add in the garlic and ginger and saute again until the raw smell disappears

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    Add in the sliced mushrooms and stir until they are cooked

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    Add the tomatoes and saute until partially cooked. add the garam masala, coriander leaves and coat the ingredients well

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    Put the soaked quinoa into this mixture and pour water until covering just over the ingredients

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    Pressure cook for 2 - 3 whistles. If you don't have a cooker, steam fr about 20 mts. Check if quinoa is cooked - you will know when you see the grain soft and a small tail coming out of it :)

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    Serve with coriander leaves as garnish

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