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  • Writer's pictureTracyann Thomas

Quinoa Porridge

Updated: Sep 26, 2023

This makes for an easy-to-digest breakfast and can be perfectly customized for your dosha.

Quinoa Porridge


This is the base recipe, then follow the version that best suits your constitution.

  • ½ cup cooked quinoa

  • 1 cup milk (dairy or non-dairy)

VATA version

  • 1/2 chopped apple

  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated ginger

  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom

  • small handful of raisins or 2 chopped dates

  • pinch of pink salt

Topping suggestions: small dollop of almond butter, cinnamon

PITTA version

  • 1/2 sliced strawberries

  • 2 Tbsp hemp seeds

  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 /2 Tbsp maple syrup

  • pinch of pink salt

Topping suggestions: cinnamon, fresh mint leaves

KAPHA version

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger

  • 1 tsp ground cardamom

  • 1 tsp ground cloves

  • 2 Tbsp flax seeds

  • pinch of pink salt

Topping suggestions: cinnamon, cardamom, grated ginger


  1. In a small saucepan, combine cooked quinoa, milk, and ingredients.

  2. Bring to a simmer and cook, covered for about 10 minutes.

  3. Remove from heat and serve with the topping for your dosha.

Recipe adapted from Eat, Feel, Fresh from Sahara Rose Ketabi

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