Saturday, May 19, 2012

CHICKEN STEW WITH VEGETABLES AND QUINOA


 This is such a healthy stew with chicken, veggies and quinoa.. a complete meal on its own.

Ingredients:

Chicken ... 50 gms. (cut into small pieces) about 1/2 cup

Assorted vegetables .. 150 gms (cut into pieces) about 1 & 1/2 cups
( I have used carrot,green beans, potato, zucchini, red, green & yellow bell peppers/capsicums, onion, tomato)....... take any vegetable that is available at home.

Quinoa flakes ..... 1 tbsp
Cinnamon ......... 1 small piece
Cloves .............. 2-3
Bay leaf ........... 1
Turmeric powder ... a pinch
Salt
Oil .... 1 - 2 tbsps
Chicken stock/vegetable stock/water ... 2 - 3 cups
Method:


1. Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add the whole spices and quinoa flakes.

2. Fry for half a minute. Tip in the chicken. Saute for 1 minute and add all the vegetables, turmeric and salt.

3. Add the stock or water and pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.
4. Let it cool. Open the cooker and mash slightly. Adjust the consistency of the stew as per your preference. Grind some fresh black pepper before serving.

12 comments:

  1. feels like grabbing that cup.. it looks so good
    Noel collections

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    1. He he .. Reshmi. you can have it.

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  2. Dear Shobha,
    Like I have said before, it is not a good idea to enter your palace of food on a hungry stomach (LOL). There is no doubt that I am tempted to reach inside this computer and sample this heavenly meal. Great job as always my dear. You are also invited to the next Blog Hop Saturday. Come on over for the details. Thanks again.

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    1. He he Andy.. wish I could send you some food.

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    1. Yes, healthy and light on the stomach.

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  4. Mouthwatering chicken stew.. Thanks for sending it to chicken feast event

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