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Pumpkin Quinoa

I love Pumpkin. It is good for skin.. It taste very good when we do sambar. Pumpkin sambar is one of my kids favourite and it really goes well with Idli..  I wanted to try with quinoa it came out very nice


Cooked Quinoa - 1 Cup
Cooked Pumpkin - 1Cup (Cut the Pumpkin into smaller cube (u can leave skin if the skin is clean and soft).Add a pinch of Turmeric powder and salt. Cook till the pumpkin is soft)
Onion (small) - chopped in lengthwise 1/4 cup
Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon

Sambar Powder - 1 to 2 teaspoon. 
Green chilli - 1 (Optional) Slit into 2
Oil - 1 teaspoon
Curry Leaves - 10 


Heat the Kada 
Mash the Pumpkin and keep it aside
Add oil and when it is hot add Cumin seeds
When it crackle add Green Chilli and curry leaves fry for 20 sec
Add mashed pumpkin and sambar powder
Let it cook for 3-5 mins
Add Cooked Pumpkin and mix well
Let it cooked for 5 mins
Switch it off and serve hot Pin It Now!


  1. hi veena, i tried this came out well and suits for dal with rice.

    1. thanks for trying good to hear it came out well


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