Quinoa Black Bean Corn Saladby Vardhini Koushik

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Quinoa Black Bean Corn Saladby Vardhini Koushik
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  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves10People
Quinoa Black Bean Corn Salad


  • corn 2 cups
  • quinoa 3/4 cup - uncooked
  • black beans 2 cups - cooked
  • red bell pepper 1 1/4 cup - diced
  • onion 1/4 cup - chopped
  • cilantro - 1/2 cup - packed - chopped
  • carrots - 1/2 cup - thinly sliced
  • avocado 1
  • olive oil 2 tbsp
  • lemon juice 4 tbsp
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  1. Steam corn and keep aside.
  2. Cook quinoa using water in the ratio 1:2 for quinoa:water. Allow to cool a bit.
  3. Mix olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper to make the dressing.
  4. Take all ingredients except avocado in a bowl. Toss together with dressing.
  5. Add avocado and toss gently to combine. Serve.
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    narjeet matharoo 9 months ago

    what is the local name of quinoa?

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    Jayanth Kodikal 9 months ago

    Maybe you could use cucumber for avocado, but it is not the same as avocado. Also rajma, though chana could also be a substitute. Just a suggestion. Sorry, Vardhini.

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    bina bedi a year ago

    Ritu what can one replace for avacado ? Black bean would be kala channa?

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    Ritu Sharma a year ago

    Hi Shalini, quinoa is an alternative gluten free grain, easily available in all grocery outlets :)

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    Shalini Mittal a year ago

    what is this quinoa. what is its Indian name.

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