Curry Spiced Quinoa

    40 min

    This quinoa is lightly spiced and totally moreish. If you like your food hot, simply add more chilli powder. Serve as a delicious side-dish with any meal. It's perfect when served hot or cold.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil or as needed
    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 170g quinoa
    • 500ml chicken stock
    • 1 tablespoon curry powder or to taste
    • chilli powder to taste
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and garlic and cook and stir for 2 minutes; add quinoa and cook and stir until lightly toasted, about 5 minutes.
    2. Pour stock into the pan and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and add curry and chilli powders; cover and simmer until tender, about 25 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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    This was the first time I had used quinoa this recipe is fab what I had left over I roasted some red onion peppers and cherry toms and mixed in  -  19 Jan 2014


    Love this recipe. First time I tried quinoa and I'm addicted. I added peas to mine just like the pic. Great  -  05 Dec 2010


    Yummy. Really liked it, thank you.  -  01 Jun 2015