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Quinoa And Roasted Pepper Chilli

VIEWS 1924

Energy (kcal) - 172

Protein (g) - 3.5

Carbohydrate (g) - 31

Fat (g) - 3.5

Khyati's Health-O-Meter Says:

Quinoa, one of the most protein-rich and high fiber foods amongst all the other grains, makes a nutritious meal with a boost of iron,  antioxidants, and also anti-inflammatory properties curbing the initiation of diseases. Adding more to this recipe is the presence of veggies such as bell peppers, olives, and tomatoes providing vitamins such as C & E, adding on to the nutrient content.

INGREDIENTS:

  • Green, yellow, red bell peppers, finely chopped - 2 tbsp
  • Olive oil - ½ tsp
  • Chopped zucchini - 2 tbsp
  • Chopped onion - ½ small 
  • Garlic cloves, minced - 1 clove
  • Chilli powder - 1 tsp (alter as per taste)
  • Ground cumin - ½ tsp
  • Water -  ½ cup, as per the consistency
  • Uncooked quinoa, rinsed - 30 g
  • Diced tomatoes - 1 small
  • Salt use minimum, to taste

DIRECTIONS:
Step 1 Preheat broiler, finely chop the bell peppers and discard seeds and membranes.  Step 2 Add oil to the pan. Add bell peppers,  zucchini, onion, and garlic; saute 4 minutes. Stir in chili powder and cumin powder saute for 30 seconds.  Step 3 Add roasted peppers, ½ cup water, and remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Pressure cook the quinoa, mix with the other made ingredients and serve hot.

Quinoa And Roasted Pepper Chilli - BY KHYATI RUPANI

10 FEB 2018
VIEWS 1924

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