Vegetable Quinoa Biryani Recipe

Vegetable Quinoa Biryani Recipe

How To Make Vegetable Quinoa Biryani

For a healthier choice when it comes to your choice of grains, our biryani recipe uses quinoa as a substitute while still getting that unique Indian flavor.

Cooking: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes



  • 1tbspavocado oil
  • 2wholedry chili peppers
  • 2wholebay leaves
  • 1/2cinnamon stickbroken into pieces
  • 4wholecloves
  • 1/2tspwhole cumin seedsjeeru
  • 1zucchinithinly sliced
  • 1mediumonionsliced
  • 1smalleggplantthinly sliced
  • 1cupmixed vegetable
  • 2green chilessliced
  • 4garlic clovesfinely chopped
  • 2tspgingerminced
  • 2tsppaprika
  • 1tspred chili powder
  • 1/2tspturmerichardar
  • 1tspsaltadjust based on taste preference
  • 2tspbiryani masala pack
  • 1/2cupwater
  • 4cupsquinoacooked


  1. Heat avocado oil in a pan. To this, add whole spices like bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, dry chili peppers, cloves and whole cumin seeds.

  2. Once the spices start to sizzle, add the chopped veggies and garlic and ginger.

  3. Add the remainder of the spices and water and mix well.

  4. Cook for about 5 minutes, until veggies have softened and the flavors have incorporated.

  5. In a separate pan, alternate with a bed of quinoa layered with the cooked veggies.

  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve.

  7. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 504.50kcal
  • Fat: 9.94g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.21g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.35g
  • Carbohydrates: 87.24g
  • Fiber: 12.78g
  • Sugar: 6.39g
  • Protein: 18.99g
  • Sodium: 474.33mg
  • Calcium: 99.52mg
  • Potassium: 1140.39mg
  • Iron: 6.81mg
  • Vitamin A: 206.01µg
  • Vitamin C: 69.03mg
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