WWC – Quinoa for dinner: The Roundup

When I invited fellow foodies to cook healthy, yummy dishes for the ‘WWC – Quinoa for dinner’ event, part of the Wholesome Whole grain cooking event by Sanjeeta, I was sure to get a variety of entries, and I guessed right. 🙂 We have recipes ranging from starters to desserts. Thanks to everyone who participated and came up with innovative delicious entries.

Here are the entries:

#1 – Tomato Quinoa by Latha of ‘A peek into my kitchen’. This would make a lovely lunchbox dish.


#2 – Quinoa kichidi, by Priya of Now Serving, an innovative dish where she has made use of veggie puree in place of water for cooking the quinoa.

#3 – Vijitha of Spices n Aroma sends quick and easy idlies – Instant Quinoa, Ragi and Oats Idly

#4 -My friend Krithi of ‘Krithi’s kitchen’, made a dish suitable for breakfast and dinner – Savory Quinoa Pancakes, a perfect dish when you crave breakfast for dinner.

#5 – Smitha of ‘Smitha’s Spicy Flavors’, has made a quinoa dish suitable of serving to the Gods – Parama Quinoa

#6 – Akheela of ‘TorviewToronto’ has sent in a colorful Quinoa with vegetables

#7 – Sadhana of ‘Sensible Veg’ has sent in two entries: Quinoa Peas Pilaf, which she served with Paneer Makhani to make a complete meal.

#8 – She has also sent in Quinoa Kichidi, made even more wholesome by the addition of moong dal and veggies.

#9 – Madhusmita of ‘RedSpice’ has sent in Quinoa Upma, with the colorful addition of bell peppers.

#10 – Priya of ‘Priya’s Easy and Tasty Recipes’ has sent in the following four entries. A warming Quinoa, Toordal and Tomato soup, perfect for a cold rainy day.
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#11 – Quinoa and Mixed dals dosa, adding dals to the already protien rich quinoa to offer a nutritious dinner.

#12 – Ragi Quinoa Methi Paratha, where Priya made her own blend of multigrain flours to make a healthy paratha.

#13 – Mixed Veggies Quinoa soup, packed with the vitamins from the veggies and protein from the quinoa, a healthy dinner idea.

#14 – And, finally my entries: Quinoa dosa, crispy dosas to serve for dinner.

#16 – Another dosa variety, this one with flax and brown rice, in the form of a Multi grain oothappamMulti grain oothappam
#17 – And, if you would like to make a quick healthy dessert, layer up my Home made granola with oats, flax and quinoa, with some yogurt as a parfait like here.
Home made granola with oats, flax and quinoa
#18. And, for a quick side dish: Baked Stuffed Okra
Baked Stuffed Okra

Once again, thanks to Sanjeeta, for giving me the oppurtunity to host this event, and to everyone who has sent over their entries. This list is definitely a great reference, for anyone who is looking to cook healthy wholesome quinoa dishes. 🙂

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8 Comments

  1. Sanjeeta kk

    Thanks for hosting this wonderful event and sharing some of the lovely Quinoa recipes here. Am in my hometown and don’t get Quinoa here, could not send my entry 🙁
    Best wishes.

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