Toasted quinoa is used to garnish this simple salad. The quinoa imparts a delicious crunchiness and nutty flavour to the salad.
1 medium cucumber, peeled and finely chopped
1 medium carrot, peeled and finely grated
1 fresh green chilli pepper, finely chopped
2 teaspoon freshly squeezed lime juice
2 tablespoons finely chopped spring onions
Salt to taste
3 tablespoons quinoa
- Combine all the ingredients except the quinoa in a medium bowl and mix.
- Place the quinoa in a small pan over medium-low heat and stir until it begins to splutter. Remove from the heat.
- Add to the rest of the ingredients and mix.
- Serve immediately.
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