Quinoa Biriyani

Quinoa Biriyani

Something healthy and yummy!

Quinoa BiriyaniSomething healthy and yummy!


  • CourseMain course
  • CuisineIndian
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Total Time30 minutesPT0H30M


1 Cup
Onions chopped
Garlic chopped
clove 2
Stem ginger
Garam masala
1 Tablespoon
Coriander leaves chopped
1 Tablespoon
Mushrooms chopped
1/2 Cup


  1. Soak the quinoa for 30 minutes
  2. in a pressure cooker, saute the onions until transparent
  3. add in the garlic and ginger and saute again until the raw smell disappears
  4. add in the sliced mushrooms and stir until they are cooked
  5. add the tomatoes and saute until partially cooked. add the garam masala, coriander leaves and coat the ingredients well
  6. put the soaked quinoa into this mixture and pour water until covering just over the ingredients
  7. pressure cook for 2 - 3 whistles. If you don't have a cooker, steam fr about 20 mts. Check if quinoa is cooked - you will know when you see the grain soft and a small tail coming out of it :)
  8. serve with coriander leaves as garnish