Honey Roasted Chai Spiced Breakfast Quinoa
A chai scented,sweet quinoa dish perfect for breakfast on a cold winter's morning
- 180 g quinoa
- 340 ml water
- ½ tsp salt
- 3-4 tbsp honey
- 7-10 almonds blanched and sliced
- For the chai spice mix
- 3 tsps fennel seed
- 1.5 tsp powdered dry ginger
- 5 green cardamom pods peeled
- 3 cloves
- 2 inch cinnamon stick
- ½ tsp black peppercorns
Rinse the quinoa in a sieve under a tap, put it in a pan with double the amount of water and salt and cook in a bowl covered and placed inside pressure cooker for 10 minutes on high or until the whistle goes off.
Turn off the stove, let the pressure cool and remove the quinoa. Fluff lightly with a fork to loosen the kernels.
Heat a tablespoon of ghee in a pan on medium heat and tumble in the cooked quinoa, stir and roast for 2 minutes.
Drizzle the honey over and roast further for 3-5 minutes.
Sprinkle 2-3 tsps of the chai spice mix and the slivered almonds into the quinoa. Cook for a minute more and serve warm with fresh figs or fruit of your choice.