Indian Style Spicy Couscous


Couscous- 2 cups
Water- 2 cups
Oil-2 tbsp
1 medium Onion- chopped finely
3 Green Chillies(Jalapenos)-chopped finely
Black Mustard seeds-1 tsp
Curry Leaves(available in Indian stores)- 3
Sweetened Cranberries- 1 cup
Raisins-1/4 cup
Slivered Almonds- for garnish
Salt-to taste


Boil 2 cups of water with some salt.Once it starts boiling add 2 cups of couscous.Turn off the heat and cover the pan.Leave it for 2 minutes.Your couscous is cooked.Gently stir it with a fork.Keep aside.
In a skillet, heat oil and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves (pic above).Once it splutters add the onions and green chillies. Saute until onions are light brown.Mix into the couscous along with cranberries and raisins.Garnish with slivered almonds.Your couscous is ready!


An Indian twist to Couscous that will make your tastebuds dance!!

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You can omit the curry leaves if you can't find it.


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Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 12:27pm

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