Quinoa Granola

Chef Neha Lakhani

Cook Time: 20 mins

Serves: 2 People

Struggling on how to get around a healthy diet but don't have the time or the recipe? Here is a recipe that shall take only 15-20 minutes of your time but is well worth it, as the benefits it provides in the time taken to prepare it is so rewarding! Quinoa being an ingredient provides high protein and iron, as well as LOW GI. Making this a treat to the taste-buds and providing high nutrients to the body!


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 cups almonds raw chopped
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp plus 1 tsp coconut oil
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4th cup grated coconut
  • 1/3 cup whole hazelnuts
  • 1/3 cup dried cherries/cranberries


  • You can start by tossing oats, quinoa, grated coconut, almonds and hazelnuts with cinnamon and salt in a large bowl.

  • Simultaneously in another bowl, stir in together the oil, maple syrup, brown sugar and vanilla and whisk until completely combined. This can be done with a machine or by hand as well.

  • After which, you pour the mix over the oats mixture and use your hands to combine the two.

  • Gather up some of the mixture in your hand and clench your fist. Repeat until all oats are covered with maple mixture.

  • Pour mixture onto prepared baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread out evenly but leave a few clumps here and there for texture.

  • Proceed to bake for 10 mins at 170* C. In the process of it getting baked, flip the granola so that it gets baked evenly.

  • After 10 mins, remove from oven. Let it cool completely. Sprinkle raisins and cranberries over granola and transfer to airtight container. This granola can be kept for 1 week!


Fibre: 23.6 g

Carbs: 255.6 g

Protein: 69.3 g

Fats: 175.4 g

Calories: 2872 cal