Turmeric Vegetarian Quinoa
A 10 minute Power Lunch recipe to power through your week-days.
• Oil • Onion • Garlic • Ginger • Peas • Brocolli • Red bell pepper • Dry quinoa + Water • One teaspoon Turmeric extract • Black pepper • Curry powder • Red chilli powder • Salt • Coriander leaves for garnish
Instructions:Cook quinoa as per packet instructions • Saute onion and ginger garlic paste in oil. • Add turmeric, curry powder, ground black pepper, red chilli powder and roast the spices in low heat. Add all the veggies and cook for 5 minutes. • Add cooked quinoa. Stir everything together, serve fresh.
What people are asking
Turmeric is known to pacify and bring the vata and kapha types into balance.
Combining it with black pepper and a fat source (olive oil) makes it better to reap the best benefits of absorbing it. Turmeric powder extract with a pinch of black pepper and a little bit of honey during winter seasons fights inflammation best. Turmeric powder mixed with latex of arka (calotropis gigantica), made into a paste and applied over pile mass is effective in hemorrhoids.
Quarter teaspoon powder is advisable in a glass of milk during the afternoon or evening during summer. 1gm of turmeric mixed with half a teaspoon of ghee can be consumed daily for vata imbalance.
Excess use of turmeric especially during summer can increase burning sensation, so contraindicated in pitta predominant disease.
Stir into a warm milk of your choice and drink daily to bolster immunity and overall health. Turmeric is one spice that can be used in powdered form in your daily diet. Add a pinch of turmeric powder while stir-frying vegetables, pulses, curries etc.