Sweet potato, leek and Quinola Pilaf

(Serves 2)



Ingredients :

  • 1 large sweet potato, diced
  • 3tbs olive oil
  • 1 leek sliced
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 750ml of vegetable or chicken stock
  • 250g red quinola
  • 1tsp garam masala powder
  • 1tsp chilli flakes
  • 1tsp grated ginger
  • sea salt
  • small bunch of coriander
  • 1 lime
  • sour cream to serve

Method :

  • Peel the sweet potato and cut into roughly 1.5cm chunks.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a large frying pan, over a medium heat.
  • Fry the diced potatoes for 15 minutes, tossing occasionally until soft and golden.
  • Put it on a plate aside.
  • Finely chop the onion and garlic, fry in a pan with little bit more oil for a few minutes until soft
  • Add quinoa, stir well, add the sliced leek, garam masala, ginger, chilli flakes and pour in the stock.
  • Simmer for about 20 minutes until all of the liquid is absorbed and quinoa is cooked.
  • Add a little bit more water if necessary.
  • For the lime and coriander dressing; squeeze the lime juice and mix it with the half of the chopped coriander, and set aside.
  • When quinoa is cooked add remaining chopped coriander and mix well.
  • Season with sea salt to taste.

 Serve with sour cream and lime and coriander dressing.