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Crispy Quinoa

with Curry and Almonds
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Crispy Quinoa

Crispy Quinoa - A delicious accompaniment to Asian dishes, poultry or meat

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Health Score:
6,5 / 10
Difficulty:
very easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
25 min.
Preparation
ready in 40 min.
Ready in
Calories:
178
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The mustard-grain seeds of quinoa are gluten-free and support healthy blood, blood vessels and kidneys, and can help keep blood pressure and cholesterol levels low.

Add some parsley or coriander green to this dish to provide a fresh flavor as well as additional vitamins, minerals, and secondary plant substances.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie178 kcal(8 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat12 g(10 %)
Carbohydrates13 g(9 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0 mg(0 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E3.4 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1.5 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate13 μg(4 %)
Pantothenic acid0.2 mg(3 %)
Biotin2.1 μg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium92 mg(2 %)
Calcium29 mg(3 %)
Magnesium54 mg(18 %)
Iron2.1 mg(14 %)
Iodine1 μg(1 %)
Zinc0.6 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.5 g
Uric acid20 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
3 ounces
4 tablespoons
chopped almonds
2 ½ tablespoons
2 tablespoons
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Sieve, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Plate, 1 Tablespoon

Preparation steps

1.
Crispy Quinoa preparation step 1

Rinse quinoa under cold water in a sieve until water runs clear. Bring 1 cup of water to a boil in a pot, add quinoa and cook, covered, on low heat until water is absorbed, about 12 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 10 minutes.

2.
Crispy Quinoa preparation step 2

Meanwhile, in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat, toast almonds until lightly browned. Transfer to a plate; let cool. Season quinoa lightly with salt and mix in 1/2 tablespoon olive oil.

3.
Crispy Quinoa preparation step 3

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Cook quinoa, stirring, until crispy and brown, 8-9 minutes.

4.
Crispy Quinoa preparation step 4

Stir in curry powder and almonds. Continue cooking until toasted and fragrant, about 1 minute more. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.