Spiced Grain Pilaf

Spiced Grain Pilaf
Recipe type: Entree
A Moroccan food recipe of Spiced Grain Pilaf is served with carrots and spinach.
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger root, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp curry
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 4½ cup vegetable stock
  • ½ cup long grain brown rice
  • ½ cup wheat berries
  • ½ cup pearl barley
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ½ cup millet
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 can garbanzos, drained and rinsed
  • 1 bunch spinach, sliced
  • ¼ cup almonds, sliced
  1. Heat oil in large saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onion, ginger and garlic and sauté about 4 minutes until softened.
  2. Add curry powder, cumin, cinnamon and turmeric and cook one minute.
  3. Stir in the stock, rice, wheat berries, barley and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes.
  4. Rinse quinoa well under running water. Add to saucepan with millet and carrots. Cover; simmer about 20 minutes or until liquid is almost absorbed.
  5. Place garbanzos and spinach on top of grains in saucepan without stirring. Replace cover and cook about 5 minutes or until spinach is just wilted and liquid is absorbed.
  6. Toss with a fork and transfer to a large bowl or platter. Sprinkle with almonds.

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