Quinoa and Kale Curry

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recipe by Tenina Holder https://tenina.com/

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Perfectly cooked quinoa, antioxidant-rich kale and lightly steamed green beans are combined to make this delicious vegetarian curry. Rinse your quinoa thoroughly before adding it to the Thermomix bowl to remove its natural, bitter coating.

Inspired by: https://tenina.com/recipes/quinoa-and-kale-curry

recipe updated May 13, 2020


  • Ginger icon
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    1 (135g)
  • Quinoa icon
    150g (about ¾ cup)
  • Carrot icon
    3 (150g)
  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    about ¼ cup (31g)
  • Kale icon
    120g (about ¾)
  • Curry paste icon
    Curry paste
    2 tbsp (33g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    2 tsp (5g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Galangal icon
    1 tsp (2g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    55ml (3¾ tbsp)
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    400ml (1¾ cups)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Canned tomatoes icon
    Canned tomatoes
    400g (about 1)
  • Cilantro icon
    about ½ cup (14g)


  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl
  • kCook icon Varoma tray
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

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  1. Add curry paste, ground turmeric, garlic clove, ginger, galangal, red onion and extra virgin olive oil to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Blend - approx 3 sec, speed 5
  4. Scrape down sides of TM5 bowl
  5. Sauté - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  6. Then add quinoa, vegetable stock, sea salt, carrot and canned tomatoes to the TM5 bowl
  7. Add green beans to the varoma tray
  8. Steam - approx 18 min, varoma, reverse speed 1
  9. Add kale to the TM5 bowl
  10. Cook - approx 2 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  11. Divide content of TM5 bowl between 6 large serving bowls
  12. Arrange beans in 6 large serving bowls
  13. Garnish with cilantro
  14. Serve immediately
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