Curry-Spiced Grain Bowl

This beautiful basmati brown rice blend includes red quinoa and freekeh for an intriguing fusion of texture and high-quality protein. And the turmeric in the curry powder provides a bright yellow hue that matches the bold flavor of this dish. Gear up for flavor with a bright and savory stir-fried grain bowl! Enjoy!!

Servings: 4


1 cup uncooked basmati brown, red quinoa and freekeh (see note below) rice blend
1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
1 cup water
1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon Jamaican curry powder, divided
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 cup shredded carrots
½ cup chopped yellow onion
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon diced ginger
1 cup shredded purple cabbage
Salt and pepper to taste
½ cup chopped green onions
½ cup coconut flakes

Note: Some brand names may not include freekeh in the product name; look for it in the ingredients list.

  1. In a medium saucepan add rice/quinoa blend, broth, water and 1 teaspoon curry powder.
  2. Bring to a boil, stir and cover with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  3. In a deep skillet or wok, add vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon curry powder, carrots, onion, garlic and ginger, and sauté 3 minutes.
  4. Add cabbage and cooked rice to the skillet. Stir and sauté 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Serve garnished with green onion and coconut flakes.


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