|Organic Red Quinoa|
|Organic White Quinoa|
Black Quinoa is an excellence source of iron which aids in the formation of hemoglobin in the blood and myoglobin in the muscle where are responsible for carrying oxygen to cells.
Overall Quinoa offers more iron than other grains and contains high level of potassium as well as good source of magnesium, zinc and etc. Moreover there is also healthy fat found in quinoa grain which help promote a healthy heart too. So for those who is interested to try white quinoa, you can get it in local supermarkets (fairprice xtra, cold storage and etc) under organic section for around SG$7.50 (500g packet). Alternatively, some health food or organic stores do carry quinoa in different colours mentioned above too.
I prefer to cook my quinoa with 1 cup quinoa : 1.5 cup broth)
Ration of uncooked Quinoa to Water or Broth:-
~ Light And Fluffy = 1 : 1 (water)
~ Slight Moist = 1 : 1.25 - 1.5 (water)
~ Soft and Moist = 1 : 2 (water)
Fresh Quinoa (uncooked)
~ Store quinoa in an airtight container in the fridge.
~ Store cooked and cooled quinoa in a tightly sealed container or ziplock bag in the refrigerator for 3 - 5 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
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|Mushroom Quinoa Risotto ||Bacon and Mushroom Quinoa Salad ||Quinoa Fritters |