Turmeric Lemon Quinoa
The traditional Southern Indian favorite Lemon Rice is given a more wholesome twist with this Turmeric Lemon Quinoa. Ready in a jiffy and so tasty too!
Servings 2 servings
Bring water and quinoa to a boil, switch off heat and cover and keep for 15 mins, till all the water is absorbed.
Meanwhile, heat the oil and add the mustard seeds to it. Once they splutter, add the peanuts and cashew nuts. Roast till they turn slightly brown.
Add the asafetida, urad dal , chilies and curry leaves. Give it a quick stir.
Switch off heat and add the turmeric powder immediately. Add the salt too and mix well, till the raw smell of turmeric goes away.
Fluff the quinoa with a fork and add to the spice mixture. Mix well.
Squeeze the lemon juice over it and toss well. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot.
Calories: 454kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 736mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 191.3mg | Calcium: 78mg | Iron: 5mg