Quinoa Pasta

Quinoa Pasta veg


Prep: 0 minutes


Cook: 20 minutes


Method: Easy


Course: Pasta


Type: Fusion

Quinoa gives the pasta a different texture and when cooked thus it is just so tasty


  • Quinoa pasta 200 gms
  • Salt to taste
  • Ginger 1 inch
  • Garlic cloves 2
  • Green chillies 2
  • Olive oil 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves 8 to 10
  • Moringa leaves 1 cup
  • Cherry tomatoes 5 to 6
  • Coconut milk ¼ cup
  • Pasta cooking water 2 to 3 tbsps
  • Peanuts, roasted 12
  • Lemon juice ½ tbsp
  • Micro greens for garnishing


  • Boil sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan. Add salt and pasta and cook till the pasta is al dante. Drain and reserve the water.
  • Thinly slice ginger and garlic and slit green chillies.
  • Heat olive oil in another non-stick pan. Add ginger, garlic and green chillies and saute.
  • Add asafoetida, turmeric powder, curry leaves, moringa leaves, halved cherry tomatoes and salt and saute for 2 minutes. Add coconut milk and pasta water and mix.
  • Add pasta and mix well.
  • Grind peanuts in a mixer to a fine powder. Reserve some and add the remaining to the pan along with lemon juice and mix well. Switch of heat.
  • Transfer the pasta into a serving dish, garnish with micro greens, sprinkle reserved peanut powder and serve hot.