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Curry Quinoa
Curry Quinoa

Curry Quinoa

Posted On: 22nd March 2015
Recipe By: Alison Wheatley

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Curried quinoa works as a fabulous side dish to anything, you can't have to have it just plain. Quinoa is a naturally gluten free grain which is a great alternative to couscous or rice, when cooked in stock and with spices it has a fantastic flavour too it which goes with with practically anything.

This recipe is...

Low SugarLow Sugar
Low FatLow Fat
High ProteinHigh Protein
Slimming World FriendlySlimming World Friendly

Ingredients

800ml beef stock
240g quinoa
1 tbsp medium curry powder
1tbsp chilli powder

Preparation Time: 5 Mins
Cooking Time: 10 Mins
This recipe makes 4 servings

This recipe is free from...

Celery
Crustaceans
Dairy
Egg
Fish
Gluten
Lupin
Molluscs
Mustard
Peanuts
Sesame
Soya
Sulphites
Tree Nuts

Method

1. Boil water and make up stock once boiled.

2. Add the quinoa to a pan and pour in the stock and add the curry and chilli powders, put on a low/simmer heat and allow the quinoa to absorb all of the stock, the quinoa is done once it has "popped" (goes from a hard ball to a ball that looks like it has split open). If all the stock absorbed before it "pops" add a little more boiling water.

NB: You can serve this either hot or cold. Makes a good replacement for rice or you can eat it as its own as a snack or for lunch.

Nutritional info per serving

CaloriesCarbsFibreFatSugarProtein
25144g1g4g1g9g
Calories251
Carbs44g
Fibre1g
Fat4g
Sugar1g
Protein9g

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