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Dessert Couscous

 

43

Yield

6

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

1

hrs

Ready

1

hrs

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Sugar-Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

5 cups couscous
2 tablespoons peanut oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
*
¾ cup olive oil
Garnish
1 x cinnamon
*
1 x powdered sugar
*
1 x prunes
dates, raisins and almonds, as required
*

Directions

Cover raw couscous with cold water and drain immediately.

Stir with a fork and let rest for 15 minutes.

Sprinkle with the peanut oil mix with 6 tablespoons water along with the salt and cinnamon.

Mix well using your hands until the liquid has been uniformly absorbed.

Place couscous in the top of a coucousier and place over boiling water.

Steam for 30 minutes and remove from the heat.

Return couscous to a bowl and mix in half the olive oil using your hands.

Allow to cool and then sprinkle with ¾ cup water.

Mix well and set aside until it has absorbed all the water.

Return to the couscousier and steam for another 15 minutes.

Return to the bowl, add half the remaining oil and mix with your fingers.

Steam again for another 30 minutes.

Return to the bowl for one last time and mix in the rest of the oil.

Arrange coucous in a cone shape on a large serving platter.

Decorate attractively with the garnishes & serve while still hot.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 176g (6.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 81935% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 50%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 113mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 37%
Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
Sugars g
Protein 37g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 4% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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