- 250g chicken mince
- 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
- 1 tsp turmeric
Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…
- pinch of cumin
An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…
- pinch of cinnamon
A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…
- handful dill, finely chopped
- 2 spring onions, finely chopped
For the quinoa & curried cauliflower
- 50g quinoa
Tiny, bead-shaped, with a slightly bitter flavour and firm texture, quinoa may not be a…
- 4 cauliflower florets
- 25g sweet potato, chopped
Sweet potatoes have a creamy texture and a sweet-spicy flavour that makes them ideal for savoury…
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 1 tbsp medium curry powder
- 1 tsp pistachios, chopped
- 1 tsp sultanas
- ½ lime, juiced
The same shape, but smaller than…
For the meatballs, mix together all the ingredients in a bowl with some seasoning. Form into six balls and chill in the fridge for 20 mins.
Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Wash the quinoa and put it in a saucepan with 100ml water. Bring to the boil, then turn down to a gentle simmer and cook for 10-15 mins or until doubled in size and tender. Drain and set aside to cool.
Put the cauliflower and sweet potato in a roasting tin and toss in the oil and curry powder. Put the meatballs in a separate tin. Cook both in the oven for 15 mins or until cooked through.
Mix the quinoa with the cauliflower, sweet potato, pistachios and sultanas, squeeze over the lime juice, then serve with the meatballs.