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Mexican Quinoa


Quinoa, a storehouse of protein and iron is the current big thing in the millennial fitness culture. This Mexican Quinoa recipe combines the health benefits of quinoa with the essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber of fresh vegetables like onions, cucumber, black beans, and corn. Seasoned with fresh oregano and garnished with the lush green coriander leaves, this salad recipe will satisfy you with its scrumptious goodness and will tantalize your taste buds too.

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup frozen sweet corn
1/2 cup onion
1/4 cup coriander leaves
1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
1 cup boiled quinoa
1/2 cup boiled black beans
1/2 cup cucumber
salt as required
1 pinch oregano

Step 1
Take the chopped cucumbers, onions, boiled black beans, and chopped coriander in a skillet and stir fry them in olive oil for a couple of minutes over medium flame. Now, add the boiled quinoa along with frozen sweet corn to this mixture, and stir again. Keep stirring until the quinoa becomes slightly brown, and the vegetables are cooked properly.

Step 2
Season the Mexican quinoa with salt and oregano, and mix it well. Cover the pan for a minute. Transfer to a serving bowl, and serve fresh and hot!