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Cooking quinoa – basic recipe for the correct preparation of the healthy Inca grain

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Packed full of vitamins and minerals, low in calories and filling, quinoa is one of the real superfoods with good reason. The gold of the Incas is diverse and convinces with a slightly nutty taste. With the nutrient-rich, gluten-free power seeds, you can prepare delicious and varied savory and sweet dishes. In the following you will learn how to prepare quinoa correctly. Cooking quinoa is child’s play, see for yourself!

How to cook quinoa?

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These are the ingredients for the basic recipe if you want to cook quinoa:

170 g of rinsed and drained quinoa

340 ml of water

salt and pepper

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How to cook quinoa properly:

Since saponins adhere to quinoa, which taste bitter, you need to wash them off properly before cooking. Put the gluten-free pseudo-grain in a sieve and rinse it thoroughly under running water. Drain the quinoa.

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Put the quinoa in a saucepan and cover the grains with twice the amount of water. The perfect mixing ratio of water and quinoa is 2: 1.

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Bring the water to a boil and then turn the heat down to low.

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Let the quinoa simmer until all the water has been absorbed. Depending on the amount, the cooking time is 10-20 minutes. The grains should have a slightly glassy structure.

Take the pot off the stove.

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Cover the cooked quinoa and let it steep for 5 minutes.

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Fluff the quinoa with a fork because it tends to get lumpy after straining.

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Finally, season with salt and pepper.

The quinoa can then be further processed as desired or served as an accompaniment to various dishes.