Experience the perfect blend of flavors with our Curried Coconut Quinoa Pilaf. This dish is a true crowd-pleaser, combining the nutty taste of quinoa with the rich and creamy coconut curry sauce. It’s a quick and easy recipe that will elevate your weeknight dinners.
Curried Coconut Quinoa Pilaf
- 1 cup quinoa
- 1 can coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup mixed vegetables (bell peppers, peas, carrots)
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Rinse the quinoa under cold water.
- In a saucepan, combine quinoa, coconut milk, curry powder, chopped onion, and minced garlic.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until quinoa is cooked and liquid is absorbed.
- Stir in the mixed vegetables and cook for an additional 5 minutes until the vegetables are tender.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve hot.
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 300, Protein: 8g, Fat: 15g, Carbohydrates: 35g