Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Egg Quinoa/Easy Egg Quinoa

Quinoa, this nutty grain have its own place in my weekly cooking. I dont forget to cook these healthy, protein rich grain often to include in our weekly menu. Since these grains are seriously versatile you can dish them as much as you like from starters to desserts. If you want to get ideas to cook with this incredible grains dont forget to check my space. Yep i have already posted many delightful dishes prepared with this grain. Coming to today's my post, its quite an easy and quick quinoa dish which calls for a couple of eggs, garam masala powder and chilly powder to spice this excellent dish. Coming to Quinoa is one of the ancient grains as much as like Amaranth, barley and farro which are rapidly growing in popularity because of their good array of health benefits.Quinoa was kown to the Incas as 'the mother of all grains' and it was first cultivated over 5,000 years ago. Though hundreds of types of quinoa do exists, the most common versions available in stores are white, red and black quinoa.

Egg Qunioa, Egg Quinoa Fried Rice

If you would have went through my earlier posts you might have noticed that am running a month of blogging marathon with 4 different theme for 4 weeks. For the first week i have posted some interesting International breakfast dishes and for the second week i opted for No Onion No Garlic recipes and we are running our third week of Mega Marathon this week. And i picked Wholegrains as theme, after rye flour pancakes, i couldnt stop myself to dish out a simple but yet a delicious Egg quinoa which can be prepared very much easily with less efforts.You can even pack this nutritious quinoa dish in anyone's lunch box with a spicy side dish. Since we love quinoa in any form, everyone at home enjoyed this fabulous quinoa dish very much with some fryums and papads for our lunch.

Quick Egg Quinoa, Egg Quinoa

1cup Quinoa (cooked separately)
2nos Eggs
1/2tsp Garam masala
1/2tsp Chilly powder
1/2tsp Cumin seeds
Few curry leaves

Heat oil in a pan,let crack the cumin seeds. Meanwhile whisk the eggs with garam masala, chilly powder and salt.

Once the oil is hot, add the spiced eggs,curry leaves and make them as scrambled eggs.

Add now the cooked quinoa, and toss everything gently.

Cook until the quinoa gets well mixed with scrambled eggs.

Serve warm with some papads or fryums.

Egg Quinoa

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Sandhiya said... Reply To This Comment

Wow, what a great idea,Priya !!! Love how simple the recipe is, but i'm sure that quinoa with eggs must be delicious.

vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Priya the egg quinoa looks awesome, I like the way each quinoa grain is visible and standing out. Super.

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Never heard of the combo of egg and quinoa. I am sure egg lovers will love the combo.

Srividhya said... Reply To This Comment

What a protein-rich meal? You have cooked quinoa perfectly and this is perfect for those busy weekday meals.

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

This is such a healthy version of egg fried rice. We have started getting quinoa here, but it is still so expensive, so haven't tried it yet. Looking at all the innovative recipes with quinoa, I really need to try it..

Pavani said... Reply To This Comment

I love simple dishes like this Priya. This quinoa with egg sounds absolutely delightful, so quick and easy to cook. It makes for a filling and delicious meal.

Sharmila kingsly said... Reply To This Comment

Lovely ,I always prepare egg rice but quinoa egg is so healthy !! Will try this..

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

That’s a super quick and delicious meal for egg lovers and makes it filling too :)

Mayuri Patel said... Reply To This Comment

What a healthy, filling and delicious looking quinoa preparation. Hubby and I are trying to steer away from carbs at night. This is a perfect meal to make.

Srivalli said... Reply To This Comment

Sounds simple but egg loves will feast on this..very good one!

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa and eggs that is one power packed dish Priya! A great treat for egg lovers!

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

I always know where to check for versatile recipes for incredible grains, your space is sure a one-stop for all the unique recipes aks.. Hats off to mullai which has so much of knowledge and wisdom!! Such a wonderful recipe with quinoa !! Am sure all the eggetarians will enjoy this recipe with quinoa !!

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

You have cooked the quinoa so perfectly and this is such a perfect breakfast option. Full of protein and this will keep you filled up for a while.

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

Egg and quinoa together is a double protein packed dish. Must have tasted just amazing.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

What a nice way to incorporate protein in the meal!

Padmajha said... Reply To This Comment

The thing I like about Quinoa is that he grains are so separate on cooking. And you have made an interesting dish with it!

preeti garg said... Reply To This Comment

Love the combination of egg and quinoa.. superb recipe.