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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.