Quinoa Upma & Chutney

Quinoa upma is a nutritious, hearty upma variant made with nutty quinoaseeds, vibrant seasonings and heathy mixed veggies. Make it for breakfast orbrunch!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4


  • 1 cup                     Quinoa
  • 1 cup                     Green beans, diced,
  • 1 cup                     Green peas
  • 1 cup                     Carrots, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon      Ginger (Finely diced)
  • 1-2                         Green Chillies (Finely diced)
  • Few                       Curry leaves
  • 1                              Lime
  • Cilantro
  • Salt to taste
10 min recipe in IP:
  1. Add Quinoa with 1:2 water along with a hint of turmeric & salt to inner pot of IP. Use a steamer and add beans, peas, carrots.
  2. Add 1 Tablespoon Ginger, finely diced.
  3. Add 1-2 Green chilis, finely diced.
  4. Add few curry leaves (optional).
  5. Close IP and steam for High Pressure, 2 mins.
  6. Once time is up, allow to sit for 5 mins and Quick Release (QR) Pressure.
  7. Allow to cool completely! Fluff with a fork!
  8. Add juice of 1 lime or 1 lemon.
  9. Add salt to taste,  chopped cilantro and dry roasted seasoning.
  10. Serve with chutney!
Mini Colored Pepper Chutney:
  • Airfry or bake papers at 350F for 10-12 mins
  •  1 Tablespoon                    Chana dal, dry roasted
  • 1 Tablespoon                     Urad dal, dry roasted
  • 1 Teaspoon                        Cumin, dry roasted
  • 1 Teaspoon                         soft tamarind, pits removed
  • 2-5                                       Red Chilis, dry roasted
  • 1 bunch                               cilantroi
  • a pinch of hing
Instruction: Grind to a coarse paste
Serve as a dip with veggie sticks or with upma!!!!
Keyword Vegan, Oil-Free, Quinoa Upma, Chutney, Healthy, Plant-Based, Breakfast, South Indian, Recipe, Nutritious, Gluten-Free

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