Quinoa & Sabzi Pulao with Marinated Feta

Sadaf Hussain

Cook Time: 40 mins

Serves: 2 People

Indulge guilt-free with this healthy recipe of Quinoa Pulao without crossing your carb-count for the day.


  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 250g cup mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2⁄3 cup water
  • 250 g broccoli and cauliflower, cut into small florets
  • 100 gms carrot
  • 100 gms green peas
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 60g feta
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper
26.4 gms


  • Heat half the oil in a saucepan.

  • Sauté mushrooms for 3-4 minutes and keep it aside.

  • In the same pan, add the remaining oil and sauté the onions. Once they become translucent, mix in the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.

  • Add quinoa, stock, and water to the pan. Bring to a boil.

  • Reduce heat to low and cook with the lid on until water is almost absorbed.

  • Mix in broccoli, cauliflower, carrot and green peas. Cook till the water is absorbed.

  • Remove from heat and set aside.

  • Add sauteed mushroom and half the coriander into the quinoa mixture.

  • Season with salt and pepper and lemon juice. Sprinkle some feta, lemon zest, and remaining coriander.


Fibre: 6.5 g

Carbs: 106.8 g

Protein: 26.4 g

Fats: 26.7 g

Calories: 584.4 cal