How to cook Quinoa – Pressure Cooker Method

In this post, we are going to see how to cook quinoa pressure cooker method. It is easy to cook quinoa in pressure cooker. The time taken will be less and the texture will also come excellent.
Quinoa is rich in proteins and minerals. You can substitute rice with Quinoa. It is diabetic friendly. Also you can use it instead of rice, if you are trying to lose weight. You can read its other health benefits in this link. I already posted a method to cook Quinoa – Open pot method. As that method needed constant monitoring and some time, I am posting this quick pressure cooker method.

There are some other Indian Style Quinoa Recipes in my blog from Category like Weight Loss Diet Recipes and Diabetic Friendly Diet Recipes

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How to Cook Quinoa in Pressure Cooker

In this post, we are going to see how to cook Quinoa in Pressure Cooker. Cooking Quinoa in pressure cooker is easy and time saving method.

Course Main Course
Cuisine International
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 Serving (1 Cup each)
Calories 225 kcal
Author Sabari

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 and half cups Water

Instructions

  1. First heat a pan and dry roast quinoa, until gets heated up.

  2. Wash quinoa in water for 2 to 3 times.

  3. Take it in a pressure cooker. Add 1 and half cups of water. Pressure cook in medium flame for two whistles and turn the flame to low. Cook for 1 or 2 whistles in low flame and switch off the flame.

  4. Let the steam or pressure subside. Open and transfer the cooked quinoa to plate. Spread over the plate and let it cool down. Soft and Fluffy Quinoa will be ready

Stepwise Pictures for Cooking Quinoa in Pressure Cooker

First heat a pan and dry roast quinoa, until gets heated up

Wash quinoa in water for 2 to 3 times.

Take it in a pressure cooker. Add 1 and half cups of water. Pressure cook in medium flame for two whistles and turn the flame to low. Cook for 1 or 2 whistles in low flame and switch off the flame.

After the pressure and steam subsides, open the lid.

Transfer it to a plate. Spread over the plate and let it cool down. Soft and Fluffy Quinoa will be ready

Fluffy Quinoa cooked in Pressure Cooker..
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