Monday, October 8, 2012

Savory Coconutty Quinoa!

Excellent as a one pot meal- full of protein(Quinoa), good fat (coconut milk), vitamins and minerals(veggies)!
  • 1/2 cup Quinoa
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup broccoli- cut into florets
  • 1 carrot dices
  • 8-10 green beans chopped
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 can of coconut milk
  • Red chilly flakes- optional if you want more heat
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
_Add coconut oil into a pan and let it heat. Then Add chopped veggies and toss together.
_Cover the pan and let the veggies cook for a minute or two.
_Wash the quinoa and add to the pan with all the veggies.
_Mix well and add cumin powder and curry powder.
_Now add the coconut milk, cumin powder and curry powder and salt to taste. 
_Mix well and bring everything to a boil. Keep uncovered on medium heat for about 12-15 minutes or until all the liquid gets absorbed.
_Turn the heat off and cover for 5 minutes.
_Fluff up with a fork and serve hot.


Veena Theagarajan said...

Quinoa with coconut tastes great! will try this

Priya said...

Such a healthy food, love that bowl of goodness.