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Monday, September 19, 2011
Simply yummm...vegetable quinoa!!
1 Cup Quinoa
2 Cups water
1 Tablespoon olive oil
1 Cup sweet peas
1 Cup chopped carrots
1/2 Cup chopped green bell pepper
1 grated green chilli (Serrano pepper)
2 grated tomatoes
1 Teaspoon salt
1 Teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
1 Teaspoon ground cayenne or red pepper
1 Teaspoon ground Coriander powder
1 Teaspoon garam masala
Heat used- Medium
Rinse the quinoa in ample running water for several minutes in a fine strainer
In a medium frying pan heat 1Tbsp olive oil over medium heat and add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds.
When cumin seeds start to sizzle, add carrots, green bell peppers, peas, green chilli and 1 tsp salt.
Stir and cover the pan for 3 minutes.
Add 2 grated tomatoes, 1 tsp ground cayenne, 1 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp coriander powder.
Stir and cover the pan for another 3 minutes.
Add 1 cup rinsed quinoa and 2 cups water.
Stir and cover the pan, Cook until all the liquid is absorbed. (approximately 20 minutes)
Open the lid, fluff gently and season with garam masala.
Allow to sit 5 minutes with lid on.
Serve with yogurt and enjoy goodness in every bite!!
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Vegetable quinoa recipe