If you have never eaten couscous, it is a traditional North African dish of semolina which is cooked streamed and traditionally served with a meat or vegetable stew spooned over it. In that part of the world it is a substitute for rice.
Here is one of my favorite ways to prepare and eat couscous.
Easy Curry Couscous
Prep Time: 10 Minutes – Cook Time: 10 Minutes – Ready In: 30 Minutes
- 1 1/2 cups couscous
- 3 cups vegetable stock (or chicken stock)
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- 2 teaspoons salt
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/2 cup raisins
- 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
Pour couscous into a bowl. Mix chicken stock, curry powder, salt, pepper, olive oil, and raisins in a saucepan and bring to a boil; remove from heat. Pour the boiling liquid over the couscous. Seal the bowl with plastic wrap and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Fluff couscous with a fork. Top with cilantro and almonds.
Let me know how you like this easy, simple and delicious dish.
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