Lemon Quinoa with Black Garbanzo Beans


I had bookmarked a recipe for Lemon Quinoa from Pavithra of Dishes From My Kitchen, a very long time ago. Since then, I have been making this on a regular basis and gradually adapted it to my style. I figured I had not posted this recipe and so, here it is. Check out Pavithra’s blog … [Read more…]

16 bean Multi grain adai


I received a bag of ’16 bean soup mix’ as part of my MLLA win earlier this year. I have been wanting to use this rich mixture of beans in an innovative Indian recipe. I decided to make adai using this, and instead of using just rice, I combined quinoa, barley and brown rice, hence … [Read more…]

Quinoa Upma – A guest post for Krithi’s Kitchen

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I think it has been mentioned so many times in both of our blogs, that it is redundant to mention that Krithi and I are college best friends and have been friends for 13 years now. We also share a love for food and cooking and often times find ourselves chatting about food or topics … [Read more…]

Quinoa Tomato Baath with Oven Roasted Taro

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I have been trying to eat whole grains as much as possible these days, especially since I have learnt that I am pre-diabetic. One of the saddest things about this has been to give up on white rice, coss I thought that is close to impossible for me. But once I have adapted this lifestyle … [Read more…]

Quinoa dosa

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Quinoa is a very versatile grain, and the fact that it can be substituted in place of rice, makes it so much easy to incorporate it into Indian cuisine. Having said that, the first thought that came to my mind was to make dosa with quinoa. I have already tried it in my Multi grain … [Read more…]

Multi grain oothappam/uthappam

Multi grain oothappam

I’ve always been on the look out for healthy variations to dosa and I came across this really healthy multigrain dosa on VegInspirations. I have already tried some of Usha’s recipes, she has a lot of creative and healthy recipes. I made some slight modifications to her original recipe and landed on this Multi grain … [Read more…]