Quinoa Tomato Bhat

August 21, 2020


-1/2 cup quinoa

-1 cup tomato puree

-1/2 cup onions

-2 to 3 garlic cloves

-1/4 tsp turmeric powder

-2 tsp sambhar powder

-1 tsp mustard seeds

-Handful of curry leaves

-Green chillies

-Salt as needed


Step 1

Cook quinoa and keep aside. Heat a container, add mustard seeds, when it's Heat a container, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add curry leaves, onion, garlic. Add plutters, add curry leaves, onion, garlic. Add a little salt and saute until the onion turns translucent.

Step 2

Blend 3 ripe tomatoes and keep them aside. Add the blended tomato puree and all seasoning powders. Cook until the rawness of the tomato goes and it becomes a thick gravy.

Step 3

Once the tomato puree is cooked and is thick, add in the cooked quinoa and mix it well. Serve warm.

Health Benefits

Quinoa is an excellent protein rich grain which is also a rich source of fiber. Tomato is an interesting tasty addition to the meal with its antioxidant capacity. This recipe is very easily prepared and a good oil free option for lunch/dinner.

Recipe Created By
Ria Jain

iThrive’s biggest focus is to teach anyone how to harness the healing power of food. In order to this, we have been creating innovative and delicious recipes that are filling, tasty and full of healing benefits. This one is just one of those recipes. 


Ria Jain
Functional Nutritionist

Ria has a Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics and is in a permanent research mode and keeps the rest of us at iThrive (Previously ThriveFNC) updated with her latest findings in the field of Nutrition. Her articles on iThrive's blog are an expression of her research findings. We really don’t know what we’d do without her support and her focus.