Couscous Royale Recipe

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Couscous Royale
  • Chef: Chef Uttam Karmokar, Manre
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A light and healthy couscous made with peppers. Served with a creamy tahini sauce and grilled vegetables.

Ingredients of Couscous Royale

  • For the grilled vegetables:
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 3-4 baby corn
  • 1/2 artichoke
  • 3-4 slices courgette
  • 4-5 sticks asparagus
  • 7-8 rings red, green and yellow peppers
  • 3-4 broccoli florets
  • Paprika, to taste
  • Fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt-pepper, to taste
  • For the couscous:
  • 1 bowl couscous
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp onions, chopped
  • 1 small bowl finely chopped peppers (Red, green and yellow)
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • For the tahini:
  • 5 Tbsp tahini (You an also make it at home with soaked white sesame seeds and some olive oil)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp cream
  • Garnishing:
  • 4-5 drops chilli oil
  • Thyme

How to Make Couscous Royale

  • For the grilled vegetables:
  • 1.In a pan add olive oil, minced garlic.
  • 2.Add the baby corn, artichoke, courgette and asparagus
  • 3.Then put in some different baby corn, artichoke, courgette, asparagus, colored peppers. Mix well. Add the broccoli and toss well.
  • 4.Add paprika, fresh thyme leaves and salt-pepper to season.
  • For the couscous:
  • 1.Couscous has been kept in warm water so it absorbs all the water and fluffs up.
  • 2.In a pan add some olive oil and butter. Add some chopped garlic and onions. Saute lightly.
  • 3.Add chopped peppers and paprika.
  • 4.Add the couscous. Mix well. Add some salt and pepper for seasoning.
  • For the tahini:
  • 1.Tahini sauce made out of sesame seed puree and a little olive oil and blend till it becomes thick.
  • 2.Put some tahini in a pan and add some lemon juice to it and cream. Let it thicken. Keep it aside.
  • Plating up:
  • 1.Pour couscous in a mould and then some peppers broccoli and corn followed by asparagus sticks.
  • 2.Then pour the tahini sauce on top.
  • 3.A little chili oil on the garnish and some fresh thyme.
  • 4.Then take out the mould and it is ready to serve.