I believe in the phrase 'Breakfast is the most important meal of the day'. I really do. A well-rounded breakfast can kick-start your energy level.
Small, round, and a good source of protein, iron, and fiber, quinoa is a quick and flavorful way to get in a serving of nutrients you need. Quinoa is considered a complete, whole food and the super grain! So why not have it for breakfast?
Quinoa Stir Fry bowl is a delicious and flavorful dish. This easy, toss together quinoa is fabulous hot from the pan. But it's also delicious when reheated! Make more than you think you'll need and you've got breakfast for the next day.
Vegetable-packed quinoa is hearty and healthy. Crunchy roasted lentil, fragrant curry leaves and spicy green chilies give a flavorful face-lift to the usual quinoa. Coriander powder adds to the dimension of flavor. Add extra protein to this dish by throwing in some black beans and scrambled egg.
Fuel your day with this healthy quinoa breakfast. It will totally keep you full ’til lunch!
Quinoa Stir Fry Bowl
Makes - 2 Servings
|Quinoa||- 1 cup uncooked|
|Onion||- 1/2 chopped|
|Vegetables||- 1/2 cup (chopped carrots and peas)|
|Green Chilies||- 2 split lengthwise|
|Channa Dal||- 1 tbsp|
|Mustard Seeds||- 1 tsp|
|Coriander Powder||- 1 tsp|
|Curry Leaves||- 6-7|
|Cilantro||- handful (optional)|
|Salt||- to taste|
|Oil||- 2 tbsps|
Cook quinoa as per the directions on the pack and keep aside
Heat oil in a pan; add mustard seeds, channa dal and green chilies. Fry for a minute, then add the curry leaves
Fry until it splutters and the dal starts to brown
Add onions and vegetables and fry till they are cooked and tender, about 7- 10 minutes
Add salt and coriander powder and mix together
Add quinoa to the pan and stir fry for few minutes. If using cilantro add it to the quinoa and give it a stir
Do a taste-check and add salt as required
Remove from heat and serve