This is my authorized contrivance to prepare quinoa as an aspect dish for dinner. You would possibly per chance maybe swap it up by including inexperienced peas as a substitute of chickpeas, or dried currants as a substitute of dried cherries. I even have moreover damaged-down couscous as a substitute of quinoa after I was in a flee.
This recipe used to be tailored from two sources, Steamy Kitchen’s Crispy Roasted Chickpeas, and Drinking Tips Fluffy Quinoa.
http://www.steamykitchen.com/10725-crispy-roasted-chickpeas-garbanzo-beans.html —Sarah Grace Ottati
1 1/2 cups
Can garbanzo beans/chickpeas
Roma tomato (diced)
- Soak the quinoa in cool water for ten minutes. Tension, rinse and let drain for 20 minutes. Evenly toast the quinoa in a saucepan to make a selection excess liquid. Make a choice away from the pan and convey apart.
- Whereas the quinoa is draining, prepare the garbanzo beans. Preheat the oven to 400 levels F. Drain and dry the beans with a paper towel. Toss them with the olive oil and 1/2 tsp of salt and web online page them on a cookie sheet. Let them roast in the oven for Quarter-hour. When or no longer it is performed roasting decide them from the oven and convey them apart in a separate dish, maintaining them as warmth as that that you just would possibly per chance presumably factor in.
- Combine the curry, cumin, cinnamon, cloves, garlic powder and 1/2 tsp salt collectively and hobble it in the vegetable broth in a saucepan. Add the dried cherries to the broth and produce to a lickety-split boil.
- Add the quinoa to the broth and switch down the warmth to a simmer. Quilt the saucepan, leaving a exiguous bit birth for air roam with the roam, and let it simmer until the liquid will not be any longer visible and the seeds designate a white center self-discipline with a hoop round them (love saturn’s rings) This also can fair serene favor about 20 minutes.
- Fluff quinoa with a fork and web online page into serving bowl. Toss in the roasted chickpeas and diced tomato. Revel in!