Lemon Quinoa

This recipe is effortless. We need quinoa, onions, garlic and lemon. The lemony flavor is unbeatable with quinoa. Hope you enjoy this one.

Also try other quinoa recipes: Sweet Corn Quinoa, Paneer Quinoa or Cabbage Quinoa.

Course: Breakfast or Main Course

Cuisine: Indian

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

Servings: 2


  1. Quinoa – 1/2 cup (rinsed)
  2. Onion – 1 medium (julienned)
  3. Garlic – 2 cloves (grated)
  4. Lemon Zest – 1 tbsp
  5. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  6. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  7. Chilli Flakes – 1/2 tsp
  8. Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
  9. Water – 1 cup
  10. Coriander Leaves – for garnishing
  11. Olive Oil – 2 tbsp
  12. Salt to taste.

PS: 1 Cup = 250 ML.

How to make Lemon Quinoa:

  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 cooking heat oil in a pan. Add garlic and onions. Cook till onions are crispy
  3. Add lemon zest, cumin powder, turmeric powder and chilli flakes. Mix
  4. Add boiled quinoa and salt. Mix and cook for 1-2 mins
  5. Turn off the flame. Add coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well
  6. Your Lemon Quinoa is ready. Serve Hot.


10 Comments Add yours

  1. Megala says:

    Love this wholesome quinoa recipe!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you. Try it!!! 🙂 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  2. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Ramyarecipes says:

    I like this version of quinoa 👍

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you!!! Try it 🙂


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