Quinoa Biriyani (Keen-wah )


Serving: 2 |Type: Alternative to Rice


Quiona cooked -1 cup
Mixed vegetables -1 cup
Onion diced -1/2 cup
Tomato diced -1/2 cup
Turmeric -1/4 tsp
Chili powder -1/2 tsp
Coriander powder -1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves -2 tbsp (chopped)
Mint leaves -2 tbsp (chopped)
Salt -to taste


Ani seed (sombu) -1/4 tsp
Cloves -3
Cinnamon -1 inch
Bay leaf -1
Black Stone Flower (Kal Pasi) -few
Green chili -3 (slit)
Ginger & Garlic paste -1/2tbsp
Oil & Ghee -3tbsp (total)



  1. In a pan heat oil and add all of the seasonings one by one.
  2. Then add onion sauté well about 1minute.
  3. Now add mixed vegetables and fry it for about 2 minutes.
  4. Then add tomato, turmeric powder and salt sauté well until tomato gets smashed.
  5. Add masala powders and mint leaves and close the pan with a lid  until all  the vegetables are cooked well, its take  about 3 minutes on medium flame.
  6. Then add cooked quiona and  mix well, let it cook for 2 minutes then turn of the stove.
  7. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  8. Eat with Raitha or kurma.


  1. Mixed vegetables like carrot, beans, peas, cauliflower and corn
  2. Quiona can be used as a replaced  of rice.
  3. You can add garam masala about 1 tsp.
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