Quinoa Upma Recipe for Toddlers and Kids
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Quinoa Upma - Wholesome breakfast or evening snack made with Quinoa and vegetables.
Recipe type: Breakfast/Dinner
Cuisine: Indian
  • Quinoa- ½ cup
  • Vegetables chopped* - ½ cup
  • Onions - 1 small sized
  • Green chillies - 1
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander leaves - to garnish
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Salt - as required
To Temper
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Urad Dal - ¼ tsp
  • Hing/ Asafoetida - ⅛ tsp
  • Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
  • * I used carrots
  1. Measure and take the quinoa in a bowl. Wash it thoroughly until the water runs clear. Then Soak it in water for 10 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Wash all the vegetables and cut them into small cubes. Set aside. Keep all the other ingredients ready. Chop onions,ginger, green chilies and coriander leaves. Heat oil in a pan and add the items to temper one by one. Saute until cumin seeds cracks.
  3. Now add onions along with green chilies and saute onions until it's transparent.Then add chopped vegetables along with turmeric powder and salt, toss it well.
  4. Then add required amount of water and bring it to a boil. Once the water comes to a rolling boil, add the soaked quinoa after draining the water from it completely. Mix everything together until it comes to a porridge like consistency. Then cook it covered for 10 minutes or until the quinoa is cooked and vegetables are soft.
  5. After 10 minutes, Open the lid and check whether the quinoa is cooked well. Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2
Recipe by GKFoodDiary - Homemade Indian Baby Food Recipes at https://gkfooddiary.com/quinoa-upma-recipe-toddlers-kids/