Globetrotting for Food

Quinoa is a great source of protein. Coupled with another good protein source, chick peas, and with a bunch of fresh veggies makes with salad exciting yummy and healthy.


1 cup pre-cooked (boiled) quinoa, ½ cup boiled black peas, ½ peeled and chopped carrot, ½ sliced leek, 5 chopped red radishes, 8 – 9 largely chopped sweet pods, handful of fine chopped fresh mint, 1 grated garlic clove, 2 finely chopped green chillies, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and a drizzle of olive oil



  1. Heat the oil in a pan and temper it with the grated garlic and chilli.
  2. Add the leeks and sweat them for about a minute.
  3. Add the carrots, sweet pods and radish and stir well. Cook on a medium flame with the lid on for just about 1 minute…mostly to warm up the vegetables and allowing them…

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2 responses to “

  1. I’ve never prepared quinoa, but your dish looks divine.

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