• Yield: 6 servings


1cup Quinoa
1medium onion, finely chopped
2tablespoons ghee or olive oil
1/2teaspoon ginger, finely chopped
2cups water
1/4cup any shredded veggies, (carrots, etc.)
1/4cup chopped tomatoes
1/4cup raisins or craisins
1/4cup nuts (pine nuts, walnuts, or cashews)
1 or 2whole green chillies (chopped, if you want spice)
5-6pieces curry leaves
1sprig cilantro, for garnish


  1. Dry roast quinoa in a dry skillet on low flame until slightly golden. Then, take it out.
  2. Heat ghee/olive oil in the same skillet.
  3. Add onions, and saute until translucent in color, then add any veggies you chose. Stir frequently throughout.
  4. Add ginger and green chilies and curry leaves.
  5. Add nuts and raisins/craisins. 
  6. Add quinoa back in and keep stirring. 
  7. Add water and salt to taste, cook until all water is absorbed.
  8. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot or cold.