Food & Wine

Delicious couscous salad

Delicious couscous salad

This couscous salad recipe is so easy and an attractive dish to add coulor to your dinner table. It is great as a side or even as a main. The recipe is also healthy and delicious as well.

Couscous salad

Serves 6-8 as a side dish

 

Ingredients

2 cups Pouyoukas plain couscous

1 cup Pouyoukas chickpeas prepared as per pack instructions

2 cups boiling water

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

½ teaspoon salt

¾ cup raisins

¼ teaspoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon paprika

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground coriander

Seeds from 1 pomegranate

¼ cup coriander, chopped

 

Method

Add two cups of boiling water to the two cups of couscous in a bowl. Add one tablespoon olive oil, salt, raisins and spices. Stir to mix. Cover and leave until the water is absorbed and the couscous is tender, about 5-10 minutes.

Remove lid, fluff the couscous with a fork, add remaining oil and prepared chickpeas.

Reserving some for garnish, stir in pomegranate seeds and coriander.

 

 

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