Quinoa cauliflower balls

Quinoa balls with cauliflower

We are presenting another recipe using quinoa . A simple, yummy recipe with cauliflower and cheese is a good snack item. You can either bake them or deep fry them. Try quinoa balls with cauliflower and get benefits of eating quinoa!


  1. Quinoa 2/3 cup
  2. Cauliflower florets – grated 1 cup
  3. Cheese – ¼ cup
  4. Chopped cilantro – 2 Tbsp
  5. Chickpea flour (Besan) –3/4 cup
  6. Salt
  7. Green chilli – 1 finely chopped
  8. Pepper powder – 1 tsp
  9. Garlic – 2 cloves finely chopped
  10. Lemon juice – 1 tsp


  1. In a bowl soak quinoa overnight
  2. Cook quinoa to tender for about 5-10 minutes, drain the water
  3. Transfer quinoa back to same cooking pan, on low heat fluff quinoa by covering lid for another 3-5 minutes. Turn off heat and cool quinoa
  4.  In a bowl mix cooked quinoa, cauliflower , cheese and rest of the ingredients.
  5. Prepare small balls of quinoa cauliflower
  6. To cook – either you can deep fry the quinoa balls or bake in the oven at 375° for 30 minutes until they turn golden brown.
  7. Remove and serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney

Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: April 1, 2019

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