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Carrot Quinoa Salad With Yogurt Tahini Dressing

Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is a healthy, nutrientrich, and delicious fresh salad.
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Serving
Calories 313kcal
Author Bhawana

Ingredients

To Make Quinoa

  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 1 cup vegetable stock or plain water

To Make Caramelized Carrot

  • 1 tsp coriander seeds (coarsely ground coriander powder)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 3 carrots medium size carrot julienne cut
  • 1 orange juice and its zest (1 Medium size orange)
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • ¼ cup vegetable stock or plain water

To Make Yogurt Tahini Dressing

  • ½ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • ½ Lemon juiced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 4 tbsp coriander leaves chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste

For Garnishing

  • ½ cup roasted walnut roughly chopped
  • Coriander leaves
  • Orange slices

Instructions

  • First of all, wash quinoa with clean with water 2-3 times. Add it in a pan with vegetable stock and boil on medium flame for 5-7 minutes. Switch off the flame and cover with lid for 5 minutes. It will absorb all the water and perfectly cooked after this.
    Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is a healthy, nutrient-rich and delicious fresh salad. If you look for a healthy, balanced and full of nutrients vegetarian meal then this carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is perfect to indulge.  This quinoa bowl salad is gluten-free. You can use vegan curd to make it a vegan quinoa salad as well.
  • Meanwhile, prepare caramelized carrot. To make it first take a non-stick pan and dry roast coriander seeds. If you don’t have seeds then use coarsely ground coriander powder.
  • Once it starts giving aroma than add butter, carrot, orange juice, orange zest, maple syrup, and vegetable stock. Cook on medium-low flame until carrots are tender.
    Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is a healthy, nutrient-rich and delicious fresh salad. If you look for a healthy, balanced and full of nutrients vegetarian meal then this carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is perfect to indulge.  This quinoa bowl salad is gluten-free. You can use vegan curd to make it a vegan quinoa salad as well.
  • To make yogurt tahini dressing just add everything listed under dressing in a bowl and whisk together to make a smooth paste.
    Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is a healthy, nutrient-rich and delicious fresh salad. If you look for a healthy, balanced and full of nutrients vegetarian meal then this carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is perfect to indulge.  This quinoa bowl salad is gluten-free. You can use vegan curd to make it a vegan quinoa salad as well.
  • Once quinoa is cool down mix 3 tbsp dressing and caramelized carrot together in a mixing bowl.
    Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is a healthy, nutrient-rich and delicious fresh salad. If you look for a healthy, balanced and full of nutrients vegetarian meal then this carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is perfect to indulge.  This quinoa bowl salad is gluten-free. You can use vegan curd to make it a vegan quinoa salad as well.
  • Take a salad bowl and place this quinoa mixture and dressing as a side.
  • Garnish it with roasted walnut, carrot mix, orange slices, and coconut flakes. You can add coriander leaves too and serve chilled or at room temperature.
    quinoa carrot salad served on a white place with tahini dressing
  • Carrot quinoa salad with yogurt tahini dressing is ready to serve and enjoy.

Notes

Tips 
    1. If the vegetable stock is not available then feel free to use normal water.
    2. Tahini yogurt dressing is completely optional. You can skip and simply add salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
    3. In case you do not like a caramelized carrot then just add your favorite roasted vegetables and add salt, pepper, and lemon as per taste.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 493mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 7856IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 110mg | Iron: 2mg