Quinoa with Greens and Vegetables for Kapha Recipe

Quinoa with Greens and Vegetables for Kapha Recipe

Ayurvedic recipe Quinoa with Greens and Vegetables for Kapha


Preparation Time : 45 min
Cooking Time : 20-25 minutes
Total Serving : 1
Ingredients For Quinoa with Greens and Vegetables for Kapha Recipe :
  • quinoa :     1/2 cup
  • pure water :     1 cup
  • finely shredded cabbage :     1/4 cup
  • grated carrot :     1/4 cup
  • finely sliced celery :     1/4 cup
  • finely chopped broccoli spears :     1/4 cup
  • finely chopped green beans :     1/4 cup
  • finely chopped cauliflower florets :     1/4 cup
  • baby spinach leaves, washed and trimmed :     1 cup
  • olive oil :     1 tbsp
  • minced fresh ginger :     1/8 tsp
  • chopped cilantro :     1 tbsp
  • emon juice :     1 tsp
  • black pepper :     1/4 tsp
  • ground cumin :     1/2 tsp
  • sweet paprika :     1/2 tsp

Preparation Method for Quinoa with Greens and Vegetables for Kapha Recipe :

  • Toast quinoa in a pot for 3-4 minutes. Add the water and bring to a boil. Lower heat to simmer, cover and cook until quinoa is tender and the water has evaporated, about 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a non-stick wok, add the olive oil. Add cabbage, carrot, celery, broccoli, cauliflower and green beans, and the black pepper, cumin and paprika, and stir well to mix. Sauté vegetables for 6-8 minutes until fork-tender.
  • Scoop veggies from pan and set aside. Return wok to heat and add the spinach leaves. Stir lightly until wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Make a bed of the spinach on the plate. Add the veggie mix to the cooked quinoa and stir lightly with a fork to fluff the grain and blend ingredients. Mound on top of the spinach.
  • Garnish with cilantro and drizzle the lemon juice over the dish. Serve hot.