Food & Wine
Delicious couscous salad
Serves 6-8 as a side dish
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
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.