How to cook quinoa – Basic Method

Step 1

Rinse the Quinoa under cold water

Step 2

Measure out 1 cup of Quinoa to 2 cups of water and place in a suacepan

Step 3

Bring the Quinoa to the boil, turn it down and simmer gently for 10 – 15 minutes. If you like it crunchy then 10 minutes is long enough. If you like your quinoa soft and fluffy then simmer it for a longer time.

All the water should be absorbed while the quinoa is simmering.

Step 4

Remove from the heat – your quinoa is now ready to serve as a substitute for rice with curry, or to include as part of a salad. There are many ways to include quinoa in your diet but you need to prepare quinoa first in this way.

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My name is Ken and I am the author of The Quinoa Cookbook. My book is the top selling book worldwide on how to cook quinoa and has over 70 quinoa recipes included.
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