Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa is made with eggplants cooked in Indian spices, quinoa and finished with freshly ground black pepper.

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa

Do you like eggplants 🍆 ? No is your answer ! Really, I never used like it either, but I have recently started to appreciate the REAL eggplant flavour and have learned how to play around with different spice combination to get the best out of it.

My favourite eggplant recipe  is Brinjal Dry Fry, but I have made multiple variations of it recently and I will post the spicy version of the recipe very soon here in this space, so stay tuned for the same.

If you would like to read more about quinoa and it’s health benefits, click here. I have used cooked quinoa for this recipe, if you would like learn how to cook perfect quinoa every time, click here.

I am very sure you will like this, do drop me your feedback on this Curried Eggplant & Quinoa recipe in the comment section below.

Curried Eggplant & Quinoa Recipe..

Ingredients

  • Eggplant – 1 medium sized, small dices
  • Vegetable oil -1 Tbsp
  • whole black peppercorns
  • Onion -1 chopped
  • Ginger – 1 Tsp, chopped
  • Garlic -1/2 Tsp, chopped
  • Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
  • Chilly powder -1 Tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Quinoa -300 gms, cooked
  • Coriander leaves -2 Tbsp, chopped
  • Freshly ground black peppercorns

Directions

  1. Wash and dice the eggplant ( I keep the skin on), set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet, fry onion, whole black pepper corn, ginger and garlic.
  3. Saute for a couple of minutes or until onion becomes translucent.
  4. Sprinkle the powder spices,  salt and cook for a minute.
  5. Add diced eggplant and cook on slow fire.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of water if needed and continue to cooked until the eggplant is cooked through.
  7. Now add chopped coriander leaves and freshly ground black pepper corns.
  8. Add in cooked quinoa and cook for another 2 minutes.
  9.  Dish out and Enjoy.

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