Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Quinoa Pidi Kozhukattai | Quinoa Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe | Savoury Quinoa Dumplings | Gluten Free and Vegan Tiffin Recipe

Quinoa Pidi Kozhukattai

Hi Supermoms,

I have been receiving requests to share recipes using grains like quinoa, couscous etc., from many of you. Today I am sharing a simple but a tasty traditional tiffin recipe that I cooked recently using quinoa  (' key-nua'). 

 I served the Quinoa Pidi Kozhakattai along with Onion Chutney and Brinjal and Ridge gourd sambar. Healthy ,  yummy Gluten Free and Vegan breakfast !

Quinoa Pidi Kozhukattai | Quinoa Uppu Kozhukattai Recipe :

Preparation time : 10 minutes
Cooking time : 40  minutes
Serves : 4
1 cup = 250 ml cup 

Ingredients :

1 cup  Quinoa 
3 cups water
salt to taste

For the tempering :

1 teaspoon bengal gram/channa dal
1 teaspoon urad dal/split and husked black gram
3-4 dry red chillies ( I used Salem red chillies)
1 sprig curry leaves
2 teaspoons  oil


1.Wash quinoa well and set it aside. 

2.Heat a pan with oil.
3.Temper with ingredients given for the same.

4.Add water, salt and the washed and drained Bagrry’s  quinoa.
5.Let the it cook for 15-20 minutes or till the time all the water is drained. 

6.Allow it to cool for just 5 minutes.

7.Make small to medium size dumplings using your hands.
8.Steam the dumplings for 10 minutes and switch off.

Delicious  Quinoa Uppu Kozhukattai is ready to be enjoyed !

Quinoa Pidi Kozhukattai

Happy Cooking !

With love,


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