Quinoa and potato – Veg Kabab



This recipe combines potato with the wonders of quinoa which makes a unique appetizer. Kabab is just vegetables roasted/ grilled on a skewer; It may be served on plates in sandwiches. Try pairing then with soup/salad.

It makes a great snack/nice side dish to the main meal.

Health benefits:

Quinoa is a tiny grain that cooks up like rice and has a mils, nutty flavour and light, fluffy, texture similar to couscous.ย It is one of the most protein rich food; It contains twice as much fiber as most of the grains; It also contains Iron, Lysine, Magnesium and Manganese

Yields: 8-10kababs
Preparation time: 15mins
Cooking time: 15mins


  • Cooked and mashed potato-2num
  • Cooked quinoa-1cup
  • Grated carrot-1/2cup
  • Chopped onion-1num
  • Crushed Bread โ€“ ยฝ-3/4cup
  • Green chilli paste-2tsp
  • Garlic paste-1tsp
  • Finley Chopped coriander leaves- a handful
  • Salt- as per taste
  • Cumin seeds-1tsp
  • Oil-2tsp+ for brushing


  • Heat oil in the non-stick pan; Add cumin seeds, onion, green chilli-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • Add grated carrot, Quinoa, mashed potatoes and saute for 2-3minutes.
  • Add salt crushed bread, coriander and mix well
  • Turn off the flame and allow it to cool down completely.
  • Use skewers to roll them into long kababs or make bite sized kababs using toothpicks.
  • Heat a pan/skillet and cook them on all sides on a hot tava with few drops of oil till golden brown.

Serve hot with tomato sauce/mint chutney/salads.


  • Bread can be crushed in the food processor.
  • It can be rolled in skewers or just made to patties and cooked.
  • This can be baked in the oven just after rolling on skewers place on the lined baking tray and bake at the pre-heated oven for 15-20minutes at 180deg c.

About Chitra Jagadish

My passion for Cooking & love to explore healthy recipes. This blog is a result from it and am here to share 'Recipes for Healthy living'...Its all about 'FOOD and HEALTH'

Posted on July 16, 2014, in Appetizers, Indian, International, Starters and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 24 Comments.

  1. this is so lovely ๐Ÿ™‚


  2. Very appetizing ๐Ÿ™‚


  3. Chitra, you gave helathy twist to kebab by adding quinoa:)


  4. This looks really good especially since I have been trying to eat more quinoa – thanks ๐Ÿ™‚


  5. Looks very good.


  6. That sounds good for a barbecue !


  7. Love it! I have not tried combining potatoes and quinoa yet.


  8. Interesting combinations. Nice idea I thought


  9. Hi Chitra,
    I tried this recipe and it came out really really well! Thanks so much for your creative recipes! Truly, you rock! ๐Ÿ™‚



  10. Thank you Quick answer team to link my recipe.. Am honoured..


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