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Cooking Your Own Stir Fried Quinoa!

Tri-Colour Quinoa
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The remarkable health benefits of quinoa have made it famous not just in health stores but also in kitchens across America. Nowadays, many want to learn how to cook quinoa-containing dishes. Its high nutritional value makes it a good source of complete protein which is very helpful in the buildup of our tissues and helps in good brain function. Vegetarians love this food because quinoa contains all amino acids and several organic compounds such as carbohydrates. Because of its high complex carbohydrate content, it is able to sustain a whole active day. This type of sugar burns and maintains blood sugar levels. This makes quinoa a favorite of many people who wish to lose weight. Not only does it contain this superior type of carbohydrates. It is also filled with vitamins and minerals that power the whole activity of our cells.

I know many of you would love to know how to cook quinoa? Luckily, you have turned to the right page. I am going to teach you how to deliciously cook a flavorful quinoa dish, so, hold on. Before cooking, you must always take in mind that quinoa should be well rinsed. Some manufacturers have already pre-rinsed quinoa and is indicated on its label, if it is not, then you have to rinse it well. This is very important because quinoa is coated with saponin which makes it bitter to taste. To clean quinoa, rinse it under water until it water is running clean, this might take about five minutes.

After this, mix quinoa with broth and simmer it on high heat. Reduce the heat to medium low after quinoa has boiled. After simmering for around fifteen minutes, make it stay in pot for another fifteen minutes. Garnish your quinoa to the dish and enjoy your healthy meal, quinoa is best in stir fry recipes, salads and soups.