Quinoa Beans Salad

I am big fan of Quinoa. I can eat just plain cooked quinoa. My first son / Husband is neutral. My 2nd son love it (He has more of my taste :-)). I can substitute rice with quiona in most of the dishes. It is so rich in protein and counted as grain

Quinoa  - 2 Cup
Black Beans and Kidney beans - 1 cup
Cucumber - 1 1/2 cup

Cherry Tomato - 15 and each cut into 4
Lemon juice - 3 tablespoon
salt per taste
Cumin seed powder - 2 teaspoon
Black pepper powder - 2 teaspoon (Adjust to ur spice level). If you prefer green chilli spice use finely chopped chillies instead

Cook quinoa or as directed in the package
Transfer cooked Quinoa to broader vessel and spread
Wash and soak beans overnight and cook with salt till 3 whistle in pressure cooker. Let it cool and drain the water. Keep it aside
Thinly slice Cucumber. (Cut cucumber into 4 pieces lengthwise)
Mix the Cucumber with Cooked Quinoa
Add Cooked Dhal & cherry tomatoes  to Quinoa
Add pepper powder, cumin powder to lemon juice mix well
Pour this on Quinoa
Mix it well
Serve it hot or cold

This goes to Srav’s Cooking Concepts Vegan  

Sending this to Summer Splash an event hosted by Sangee of Spicy Treats started byKalyani.