Quinoa Upma


1 medium onion chopped
1 medium tomato chopped
1 green chile cut
1 1/2 cups quinoa
1 tsp channa dal (split yellow pea)
1 tsp moong dal (split white pea)

a few curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
a small piece of ginger finely chopped
1 small carrot cut into small pieces
salt to taste

In a medium pan add oil, cashews, channa dal, moong dal, mustard seeds and fry till lightly brown. Add onion, ginger and chile and continue frying until brown. Add tomato, salt  and 3 cups water and continue to boil until the onion is cooked and turns transparent. Add the quinoa and cook on low flame until cooked and the water evaporates. Add a table spoon butter and leave for a few seconds.

Remove from flame and serve hot with some mango pickle. Delicious!

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