Couscous (easy and fast)


Couscous is a traditional North African dish wheat semolina base. The ingredients are wheat semolina, vegetables, chickpeas and red meat or chicken, or just with milk. Couscous is a food that consists of medium-sized durum wheat semolina grains of one millimeter in diameter (after cooking). Couscous is a staple in North African cuisine.

Learn how to make Couscous fast and easy with this recipe!

Couscous (easy and fast)

Recipe by NitdbCuisine: Moroccan


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In order for your Couscous to taste good and be made quickly and easily, use the ingredients from the list and follow the preparation method.


  • Uncooked couscous (500 ml) — Raw coucous, NOT half-cooked

  • Boiling water (same volume as the couscous – 500 ml)

  • Olive oil (2 tablespoons)

  • Salt (1/4 teaspoon)


  • Place the couscous in a bowl and add olive oil.oil in couscous
  • Mix well with your hands, until you feel that all the couscous grains are well coated.mixing couscous
  • Now, in the same container where you measured the couscous, put a large pinch of salt and add boiling water until you have the exact volume as the couscous. So in my case it’s 500 ml. Remember, it’s a 1 to 1 volume ratio for couscous and water.500ml of water and salt
  • Add the boiling water to the couscous and immediately cover the bowl with a plate we want to keep the steam inside!plate over the bowl
  • And that’s it. Wait for 10 minutes.
  • Then break apart and fluff the cooked couscous with a fork!fork couscous
  • The couscous is done!couscous

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