Quinoa Biryani

Chef Ashay Dhopatkar

Cook Time: 30 mins

Serves: 2 People

Biriyanis can now be extremely healthy with quinoa. It is extremely easy to prepare. What are you waiting for? Check the recipe out.


  • Quinoa: 100 gms
  • Diced Mixed peppers: 80 gms
  • Chopped Onions: 40 gms
  • Diced Cooked Potatoes: 40 gms
  • Chopped tomatoes: 40 gms
  • Ginger Garlic Paste: 10 gms
  • Biryani Masala: ½ tablespoon
  • Lemon juice: ½ tspn
  • Fresh coriander: 30 gms
  • Oil: 30ml
  • Coal: 1 piece
4.08 gms


  • Cook the quinoa in vegetable stock on a medium flame till its done.

  • Add oil in a pan, sweat the onions, add all the spices and chopped vegetables and cook until tender.

  • Now, add the Quinoa. Check for seasoning.

  • Give the quinoa a little dungaar (smoke) by burning the coal and then placing it in a small bowl on top of the quinoa with ghee & garlic. Close with aluminum foil.

  • Place in a small microwave bowl. Sprinkle some water over it. Heat in the microwave & de-mould on a plate.

  • Garnish with caramelised onions & coriander.


Fibre: 3 g

Carbs: 34.6 g

Protein: 4.08 g

Fats: 35 g

Calories: 456 cal