Hi guys. How are you all doing today?
Todays recipe is another one of my healthy meals. Quinoa is a healthy alternative to rice. Because of its low carbohydrate content. I heard about quinoa last year and to be honest I was like what’s that?
I had to google and see what the frenzibess was about. I was very impressed. Although I never anticipated making it like moin moin. I envisaged making jollof quinoa and fried rice quinoa. But I decided to do this first.
Although quinoa is healthy, but it should still be eaten in moderation as it still contains carbohydrate.
There are some links below on the benefits of Quinoa. Read up 🙂
Ok lets get started shall we 🙂
*Depending on the type of quinoa that you buy, some requires soaking overnight whilst others do not. So check the packaging. For mine I used “great scot” brand (UK) which did not require any prior soaking
2 cups of Quinoa
2 thin slices of Ginger (or more depending on your preference)
2 Habenero peppers
1/2 a cup of water
Salt to taste
Prep time :15 minutes
Cooking time : 45 minutes
Total time :
Method : Boil the fillings
Rinse and gut the fish. Boil with onions and salt for 15 minutes.
Boil the eggs as well for 15 minutes
Quinoa: see note
Rinse thoroughly for at least 5 times to remove the bitterness and foam.
Next pour the washed quinoa into the blender, add the pepper, garlic, ginger and 1 cup of water.
Blend until smooth.
Once blended pour into a bowl and mix gently. This is to incorporate air into the mixture, but not too much.
Next shred the fish to remove any bones.
Peel of the skin of the eggs and slice
Pour in the fish into the quinoa mixture and mix. Check for salt and add if necessary.
Divide the mixture into steaming containers. Then finally top it up with the eggs.
Seal the containes and then steam cook for 45 minutes.
After 45 minutes remove the containers and allow it to cool down before serving.
There you have it.
Your quinoa moin moin. It tastes absolutely amazing and also very light. So it also helps with digestion.
Enjoy your new found way of cooking quinoa and also watch out for earlier mentioned recipes for quinoa.
Thats it from me today.
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Here are some link of quinoa benefits. Read up on it.
7 Benefits of Quinoa: The Supergrain of the Future
A 100g serving of quinoa provides:
368 calories 14g protein 6g fat 64g carbohydrate 7g fibre
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