Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Quinoa Mushroom Pulao


Hello Readers! Here I am again with one wonderful recipe which I tried last weekend incorporating mushroom powder in it. So here I am sharing the recipe of pulao i.e rice. It reaps a whole lot of health benefits.



  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • One cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup corn
  • One cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup chopped Mushroom
  • Onecup chopped Bell Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Grated Ginger-Garlic
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • Few grams of Mushroom Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1.5-2 cups of water
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Cilantro/coriander for Garnishing

How To Prepare :

  •  Heat oil in the Pressure cooker.
  • Add cumin seeds. Let it splutter. Add grated ginger-garlic and saute for few seconds.
  • Now add onion, saute it for a minute.
  • Add carrot, corn, bell pepper and mushroom. Season vegetable with salt and Saute for a minute.
  • Now add turmeric powder, mushroom powder, chili powder and garam masala. Let it cook for a minute.
  • Wash the quinoa properly and add it into the sauted veggie mixture. Cook for a minute and add water.
  • Cover the lid. Pressure cook this for 2 whistles.
  • Let the pressure cooker cools down completely.
  • Add lemon juice and garnish with cilantro/coriander.
  • Pulao is ready to be served.

Health Facts About Ingredients

  • Quinoa – A complete protein solution which keeps the body fuller for long time. It aids in weight loss.
  • Mushroom Powder –  Helpful against the cancerous cells.
  • Turmeric Powder – Faster healing properties.
  • Ginger – Anti-bacterial and Anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Lemon – Cleansifies body impurities.

Aren’t you excited to reap all these benefits? Well,then try this recipe soon and do share your views on comment section below.


Dr Menaka Bharathi
Dr Menaka Bharathi
Dr Menaka Bharathi aka Simple Indian Mom is an Agricultural Microbiologist and helps moms to keep their family and kids naturally healthy both mentally and physically.


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