Quinoa and Beans Pot
Quinoa is a protein-packed, fibre-rich ingredient. Along with providing essential amino acids, quinoa will give you a sense of fullness for a longer duration of time. The kidney beans are an add-on to the protein content.
|Preparation Time:||15 minutes|
|Cooking Time:||35 minutes|
|Total Time:||50 minutes|
|Kidney beans (soaked overnight)||30gm|
|Onion (chopped finely)||50gm|
|Garlic (cut lengthwise)||2-3 cloves|
|Cumin powder||½ tsp.|
|Pepper||As per taste|
|Salt||As per taste|
method of preparation
1. Heat the oil in a saucepan over medium flame. Sauté the onion and garlic until light brown.
2. Add the kidney beans and diced tomato to the onion and garlic mixture and cover with water. Season with cumin powder, salt and pepper. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce the flame and simmer until the beans are tender and the water is absorbed.
3. Add quinoa and cook till tender on low flame.
4. Garnish with coriander.
5. Serve hot!
*Nutrition values represented here are only approximate values based on theoretical calculations