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Indian Spiced Quinoa With Chicken

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Introduction

This recipe is from the Australian June Edition Delicious Magazine 2006 page 143.

This recipe is from the Australian June Edition Delicious Magazine 2006 page 143.

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds
  • 12 leaves curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 3 green chilli (seeds removed thinly sliced)
  • 1 large onion (grated)
  • 375 millilitres quinoa
  • 125 millilitres green split peas
  • 375 millilitres cooked chicken (shredded)
  • 80 grams baby spinach (shredded)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon black mustard seeds
  • 12 leaves curry leaves
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 3 green chile (seeds removed thinly sliced)
  • 1 large onion (grated)
  • 13 fluid ounce quinoa
  • 4 fluid ounce green split peas
  • 13 fluid ounce cooked chicken (shredded)
  • 2⅚ ounces baby spinach (shredded)

Method

Indian Spiced Quinoa With Chicken is a community recipe submitted by Andrea and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add mustard seeds and cook until they begin to pop. Add curry leaves, garam masala, chilli and onion. Cook until onion is golden and spices aromatic.
  • Add quinoa and peas and stir to coat in the spice mixture.
  • Add stock and 1 cup boiling water.
  • Simmer over low heat for 25 mins. then add chicken and spinach and heat through for 5 mins.
  • Season to taste and serve garnished with extra curry leaves.
  • Heat oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add mustard seeds and cook until they begin to pop. Add curry leaves, garam masala, chilli and onion. Cook until onion is golden and spices aromatic.
  • Add quinoa and peas and stir to coat in the spice mixture.
  • Add stock and 1 cup boiling water.
  • Simmer over low heat for 25 mins. then add chicken and spinach and heat through for 5 mins.
  • Season to taste and serve garnished with extra curry leaves.
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