Brown Moon Curry

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Okay, so this dish is a mishmash of so many different flavours, it should be disgusting.

Should be, but isn’t.

My tendency to pick recipes based on the so-weird-it-must-be-good-premise hasn’t failed me yet.

Oooh!  Shiny!

Brown Moon Curry

4 c water
1tbsp curry powder
1 tsp fresh ginger, minced
2 cup uncooked brown rice
1/2 tsp salt
2 med sweet potatoes, cubed and steamed
3 c raw spinach, steamed, drained and chopped
1 red pepper, diced
1 1/2 c mushrooms, sliced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ginger, minced
1 small chili pepper, minced
1 tbsp olive oil
1 c coconut milk
3/4 c water
1/2 c basil, chopped
1 c pineapple, chopped
salt and pepper, to taste
raw peanuts, toasted
coconut flakes
1 green-yellow banana, diced
raisins

  • In a medium saucepan, add water, curry, ginger and salt.  Bring to a boil and add rice.  Simmer, covered, 40 minutes or until rice is tender.
  • Saute pepper, mushrooms, garlic, ginger and chili in oil until mushrooms start to wilt.
  • Add coconut milk and heat through.
  • Add steamed sweet potatoes and stir to combine.
  • At the very end, add spinach, basil and pineapple.  Heat through.
  • Lay a bed of rice and top with the spinach mix.
  • Top with peanuts, coconut, banana and raisins.
  • Marvel at this piece of culinary genius and enjoy.
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About Angela

My name is Angela. I am a 28 year old psych and criminology graduate, but I'd rather not diagnose you. I am a cuddle-slut. I can recite the entire script of The Princess Bride, (including accents) and believe that the meaning of life is contained within. Polyanna, Snap.com commercials, and Oprah 'reunion shows' make me cry. I can whistle and hum at the same time, but I cannot touch my toes. I am an expert in both listening and talking. I look good in orange. I am a writer. I kick ass in Gin, Hearts, and Cribbage but I don't understand Canasta or Bridge. I can be heard singing Broadway numbers from my shower, and have dressed up as a viking princess, (complete with aluminum foil breast plate) The Phantom of the Opera, and a Ghostbuster for Hallowe'en. I have a bird named Bean. I have a brother named Adam. They are not related. I like vanilla body lotion, peanut butter, saunas, Jim Carrey, broccoli, pets, TheOnion.com, Muppets, Kevin Smith, Corelle dishes, dry erase white-boards, Barenaked Ladies, Philosophy, the letter J, Harry Potter, picture frames, swimming, quilting, Michael Moore, genealogy, Raggedy Anne, tacky 50's tchotchke, 'Idiot's Complete Guide To' books, tweezers, feather pillows, polar dips, aquariums, Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Pepper. I don't like meat, gossips, cooked carrots, American Idol, mosquitoes, sweating, politics, public washrooms, tardiness, tuition, hunting, pat answers, pick up lines, brown bananas, cliches, pine scented air freshener, Kevin Costner, bacon, candied apples, pro-wrestling, humidity, and hypocrisy. Books I've read recently The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Dark Tower, When Nietzsche Wept, What's So Amazing About Grace?, Catcher in the Rye, Not Wanted On the Voyage, The Red Tent, The Little Prince, The Way the Crow Flies, Slaughterhouse-Five, The Poisonwood Bible, The Fall, The Knot of Vipers, Calculating God, The Chrysalids, Sick Puppy, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Franny and Zooey, The Brothers Karamazov, and jPod. I am slightly neurotic. No I'm not. Yes I am.

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