Cous Cous Salad Recipe

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Cous Cous Salad
How to make Cous Cous Salad
  • Recipe By: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A hearty and easy to make salad. Cous cous stirred in with onions, curry leaves and peanuts. Served with grilled corn.

Ingredients of Cous Cous Salad

  • 6 Corn cobs
  • 100 gm cous cous
  • For the Dressing:
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 tsp onion seeds
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 green chili, seeded and finely chopped
  • 8-10 roasted peanuts, skinned and
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper crushed
  • 2 Tbsp runny honey
  • 25 gm coriander leaves, washed and chopped.

How to Make Cous Cous Salad

  • 1.First, make the dressing.
  • 2.Put all of the ingredients into a jar with a lid. Shake well, and brush it on to the corncobs just before you barbecue or grill them.
  • 3.They will be ready when the kernels are tender and lightly browned.
  • 4.For the couscous salad, bring to the boil 500ml/18fl oz water with a dash of oil.
  • 5.Stir in the couscous, cover and let it stand for 5 minutes.
  • 6.Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small pan, then put in the onion seeds, curry leaves, salt and peanuts.
  • 7.Stir for a minute then add the couscous and cook gently for 4 minutes.
  • 8.Scrape the couscous into a serving bowl, scatter over the coriander leaves and serve with the corn.
Key Ingredients: Corn cobs,