Friday, January 11, 2019

Quinoa & Goji Berries Kheer/Quinoa Goji Berries Pudding

Quinoa is an excellent versatile grain to cook anything with. Quinoa have its important place in my cooking since a while. After oats, quinoa have its own place in my pantry. Though i have prepared many sorts of sweets with this incredible tiny grains, i love to cook this wholegrains as Indian style of pudding. Am running this week's theme with Sweets of similar kind as theme, and i opted for Pudding/Kheer as my choice of sweet. If you are looking for a healthy and droolworthy Indian sweet dish for your festive meal or to celebrate an event, dont forget to give a try to this gluten free Quinoa kheer with goji berries. Why gojiberries in a kheer, i always want to mix few interesting ingredients to make some unique dishes out of the ingredients available in my pantry.

Quinoa & Goji Berries Kheer

Trust me even i was amazed to see how gojiberries works awesome with quinoa for making this incredible kheer. Gojiberries have a mild sweetness which is consider as a super food for many. I love to add gojiberries often in my diet, i do make smoothies, cereal bars with this incredible berries.However you can add these berries even in soups or in porridges. For a change, i tried adding them in kheer and we loved it. Quinoa and gojiberries works awesome together and we loved this kheer very much. The addition of goji berries turned this simple pudding more healthier than the usual one.

Quinoa & Goji berries Kheer, Quinoa & Gojiberries Kheer

1/2cup Quinoa
1/4cup Gojiberries
1cup Water
2cups Milk
1/2cup Sugar (decrease if needed)
1/2tsp Cardamom powder
Few cashew nuts
Ghee (as per need)

Cook the quinoa in pressure cooker along with water for 5-6 whistles.

Once the steam get released, add the milk,sugar,gojiberries,cardamom powder and cook everything until the kheer gets bit thickens.

Gluten free Quinoa Gojiberries Pudding

Heat the ghee, fry the cashewnuts, add this fried cashewnuts along with the ghee to the prepared quinoa kheer.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Quinoa & Gojiberries Kheer, Quinoa Gojiberries Pudding



vaishali sabnani said... Reply To This Comment

Goji berries is an interesting ingredient to add in the quinoa kheer , I too will be coming up with a similar kheer , but not as colourful as yours .

rajani said... Reply To This Comment

I have never used Quinoa in kheer. Quite new to adding goji berries also in Indian sweets. very innovative Priya! It Looks exactly like our traditional kheers.

MySpicyKitchen said... Reply To This Comment

Gojiberries is an interesting addition to kheer. Quinoa and goji berries kheer is a nice fusion recipe. Good one Priya

Kalyani said... Reply To This Comment

lovely addition of Goji berries in a kheer.. indha maadri combo ideas eppadi vardhu ongalukku ?? ! wow...

Harini R said... Reply To This Comment

Amazing combination of quinoa and goji berries. Very creative Priya.

cookwithrenu said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa kheer with Goji berries sounds yum and tempting. Beautiful pictures

cookingwithsapana said... Reply To This Comment

I love gojji berries in my tea but I never thought of adding them to sweets. That's a nice idea to use the berries.

jayashree said... Reply To This Comment

This is interesting recipe for me to try. I have never made kheer with quinoa and these berries. Looks so delicious.

sushma said... Reply To This Comment

Interesting recipe with Goji berries. I have made Kheer with quinoa sometime ago, will try with these berries next time. Thanks for the recipe

Gayathri Kumar said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa and goji berries is such an interesting combination. Using them in kheere is such an innovative idea. It looks so good Priya.

Suma Gandlur said... Reply To This Comment

I am not sure whether I have tasted goji berries. They sound like an interesting and yummy addition to the quinoa kheer.

Sandhya Ramakrishnan said... Reply To This Comment

This kheer is something I can eat for breakfast :) Love the use of quinoa and goji berry. I am yet to cook using gojiberry. I will buy some soon and give it a try.

Swati said... Reply To This Comment

Quinoa kheer with goji berries look so tempting.. healthy and nutritious.. beautiful clicks!!