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Marko’s Veggie Quinoa Curry

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Everyone loves a curry – so how about a super healthy, super food Vegetable Quinoa Curry. It serves two and gives you a fantastic three ingredients towards your essential five-a-day. AND, get this – it costs around £1.25 to make per portion (approx. £2.50 for two!)


2 tbsp curry paste

1 red onion, finely diced

1 large carrot, finely diced

1/2 small cauliflower, cut into small florets

175g (6oz) quinoa, rinsed and drained

4 tbsp pumpkin seeds

1 litre milk or non-diary milk

3 tsp vegetable bouillon powder

200g (7oz) Tenderstem broccoli (or ordinary broccoli), cut into bite-sized pieces

Ground black pepper


  1. Heat the curry paste in a large frying pan and add the onion and carrot. Fry for 5 minutes, then add the cauliflower and stir to coat.
  2. Add the quinoa, pumpkin seeds, milk and bouillion powder. Stir well, then bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, leave uncovered and cook for about 20 minutes, adding the broccoli about 5 minutes before the end of cooking to help retain its colour.
  3. Once the vegetables are to the texture you prefer, the quinoa soft and most of the liquid absorbed, it is ready to serve. Taste and season as required.

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