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Curried Fried Quinoa

Crunchy pecans, sweet raisins, and flavorful curry powder make this Curried Fried Quinoa the perfect warm and light side dish.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 289 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup pecans , roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • salt and pepper , to taste
  • 3 green onions , finely chopped
  • plain yogurt (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized saucepan combine the water and quinoa; bring to a vigorous boil.
  2. Reduce the heat, cover and let simmer until quinoa is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and fluff up with a fork.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  5. Add cooked quinoa, pecans, raisins, curry powder, salt, and pepper; stir to combine and continue to cook for 2 to 3 minutes, or until heated through.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in green onions.
  7. Serve with a dollop of plain yogurt.
Nutrition Facts
Curried Fried Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 289 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 364mg10%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 90IU2%
Vitamin C 2.1mg3%
Calcium 37mg4%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.