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Roasted chickpea and spinach curry with quinoa

11
8
2
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
30 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
20 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This aromatic vegetarian curry is packed with flavour. You can add extra chilli to spice it up!

Ingredients

Pumpkin, butternut, raw

600 g, cut into 2cm pieces

Baby potato

400 g, quartered

Cauliflower

400 g, cut into florets

Chickpeas, canned, rinsed, drained

1 can(s), 400g size can, (1 x400g can)

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Garam masala

2 tsp

Ground cumin

1 tsp

Chilli powder

1 tsp

Quinoa

1 cup(s), (170g)

Canola oil

1 tbs

Garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

Lemon juice

2 tbs

Vegetable stock

1 cup(s), (250ml)

99% fat-free plain yoghurt

1 cup(s), (240g)

Baby spinach leaves

100 g

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C or 200°C fan-forced. Boil, steam or microwave pumpkin, potatoes and cauliflower until just tender. Drain.
  2. Spread vegetables and chickpeas on 2 large baking trays and lightly spray with oil. Combine garam masala, cumin and chilli in a small bowl and sprinkle over vegetable mixture on trays. Bake for 10–12 minutes or until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, bring 2 cups (500ml) water to the boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add quinoa. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10–12 minutes or until water is absorbed. Drain. Transfer to a large bowl. Cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Heat oil in a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring, for 10 seconds on until fragrant. Add juice and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes. Stir in yoghurt. Add roasted vegetable mixture and spinach and toss to combine until spinach wilts. Serve curry with quinoa.

Notes

Quinoa (say “keen-wah”) is a tiny red or white seed that is a good substitute for rice. It is available in the health-food section of most supermarkets or health-food stores.