Sweet Corn Quinoa

I guess I am in love with sweet corn these days as I end up adding it to so many dishes, lol!!! We know quinoa is healthy and when sweet corn is added it becomes super dainty. Hope you relish this recipe!!!

Also try: Vegetable Upma or Vermicelli or Vegetable Dalia.

Course: Breakfast or Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

Time: Preparation – 5 mins, Cooking – 20 mins, Total – 25 mins

Servings: 1-2


  1. Quinoa – 1/2 cup (rinsed)
  2. Sweet Corn – 1/2 cup (boiled)
  3. Onion – 1 medium (finely chopped)
  4. Tomatoes – 1 medium (finely chopped)
  5. Ginger – 1 inch (crushed or grated)
  6. Garlic – 1 clove (crushed or grated)
  7. Green Chili – 1 (finely chopped)
  8. Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  10. Red Chili Powder – 1/3 tsp (optional)
  11. Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp
  12. Water – 1 cup
  13. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  14. Olive Oil – 3 tbsp (you can use any other oil as well)
  15. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML

  1. Add water and quinoa in a saucepan. Bring it to boil. Cover and cook on low flame till water is absorbed and quinoa is soft
  2. While quinoa is boiling heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and let it splutter
  3. Add onions. Saute. Add ginger, garlic and green chili. Saute till onions are golden brown
  4. Add tomatoes and spices – coriander powder and red chili powder. Mix and cook till oil starts to separate
  5. Add boiled sweet corn, quinoa and salt. Mix well and cook for 1-2 mins
  6. Turn off the flame. Add coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well
  7. Your Sweet Corn Quinoa is ready. Serve Hot.

13 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Healthy breakfast ! Looks delicious too !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. True. Thank you 🙂🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. jyo says:

    Such a beautiful combo…healthy and tasty too ✌✌

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Sneha Modi says:

    Nice recipe 👍

    Liked by 1 person

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