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Todays recipe is no cook recipe with no hassle and needs no expereince to make it perfect. Its  Couscous Salad which is best when you want something light and healthy for tummy or even for a lazy supper.Couscous is a staple food from North Africa and these are small semolina pearls served with cooked veggies and non veg in main course.
Couscous Salad is easy and quick to make with no expert skills required. This is fabulous for light lunch/supper or for packed lunch.Couscous is lightly flavoured with cumin to give an indian touch.
One of my all time favourite salad is Russian Salad which i can have anytime of the day...it's simply mouthwatering with veggies and fruits going in. So do give it a try too. 

Level: easy
Total time: 20mins

1 cup:250 ml
1 tablespoon: 15ml
1 teaspoon:5ml

Couscous: 100gm
Hot boiling water: 200ml
Cumin Powder: 1/8th teaspoon
Salt: 1/4th teaspoon
Chilli Powder: 1/8 teaspoon 
Vegetables:(as desired)
Chopped Tomatoes: 1/2 cup
Chopped Cucumber: 1/4 cup
Chopped Onion: 1/4 cup
Sweet Corn: 1/2 cup(i used frozen corn which is thawed)
Coriander as desired

lemon/lime juice to taste


In a bowl add couscous, salt, cumin powder and boiling water. Stir the mixture and keep it a side covered for 10mins.
Chop up all your desired vegetables and keep it a side.
Once the couscous absorbs all water then with help of fork, fluff it up.Let it cool
In a big bowl add all veggies, couscous and mix well, then add 1/2 lemon/lime juice and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve.

  • Increase and decrease the quantities of veggies and spice according to your taste. 
  • If you like uncooked Bell peppers then finely chop the peppers and add to couscous.
  • You can use vegetable/chicken stock instead of boiling water

Couscous Salad is going to be part of  55 #foodiemonday #Salads  #bloghop recipes

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  1. As usual lovely click. Salad looks yummy. Superb share.

  2. Wow this salad looks so colourful and inviting.

  3. Salad looks so yummy. I love couscous salad as one can add any other grains, pulses, nuts, veggies and fruits to it to make it into a wholesome meal.

  4. A healthy Couscous salad recipe share Nisa! Simple and easy.

  5. Lovely recipe Nisa... :) I loved the African ingredient couscous. Will try soon if I get it in India.

  6. This salad looks so colorful and definitely a healthy one

  7. Loved this healthy Couscous Salad Nisa!! Fab clicks too.


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