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Quinoa is a grain crop grown primarily for its edible seeds.It is closely related to species such as beetroots,spinach and tumbleweeds.It is good gluten-free source of high protein, iron and fiber.It is a quick and flavorful way to get in a serving of whole grains.  INGREDIENTS:- Quinoa-1 cup Toor dal-1/4 cup Masoor dal-1/4 cup Cauliflower-8-10 florets Chopped carrot-1/2 cup Beans-1/2 cup Green peas-1 cup Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp Roasted cumin powder-2 tsp Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp Curry leaves-5-6 Bay leaf-1 Whole Red chili-2 Salt to taste Oil or ghee-1 tbsp Water-4 cups METHOD:- 1-Wash quinoa,dal and vegetables separately and drain well. 2-Heat oil or ghee in a pressure cooker,crack the cumin seeds,bay leaves,red chili and curry leaves. 3-Add all the vegetables and fry for 5-6 minutes. 4-Add turmeric powder,roasted cumin powder and salt and mix well. 5-Then add quinoa,toor dal and masoor dal,mix properly. 6-Fry for 3-4 minutes on a low flame. 7-Th