How to properly and tasty cooked couscous?

Couscous is the name of both the cereal and the dishes that are made from it. It came to us from North Africa, and get it from durum wheat. In our country, it appeared only recently, but is rapidly gaining popularity among all lovers to eat tasty and healthy food. How to cook this dish - tell below.
Cooking Couscous
Proper cooking of couscous
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  • Cooking time:1 minute

Classic recipe

Krupa prepared according to this recipe will turn out incredibly tasty. It can be used in the preparation of many dishes, add spices, herbs and spices, meat and more. Steamed dish.

  1. It is necessary to pour the cereal into a deep container, pour it with a small amount of vegetable oil. Rub it with your hands so that there are no lumps left, if you wish, add some cold water.

  2. At this time, sauce or simple water is boiled on the stove (it is best cooked in sauce).

  3. Put the cereal in the upper part of the double boiler, over boiling water so that strong steam is flowing.

  4. Keep the grits on the fire for about 10 minutes, then remove, put into a plate, mash carefully with a fork and sprinkle with water.

  5. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times. Remove the cooked dish from the heat, add salt, butter, mix.

Easy way to cook couscous

If cooking couscous according to the classic recipe is too laborious for you, then we suggest you try making a dish according to this simplified recipe.

  1. Pour 0.5 kg of cereals in a deep container and pour 0.5 liters of boiling water, salted beforehand.

  2. Wait 5–10 minutes until all the water is absorbed. Mix thoroughly and send the container in the microwave for three to four minutes.

  3. Remove the bowl, mix well - that's all, the dish is ready!

Of course, this method is not at all similar to the original one, but in those cases when there is no time for cooking, he will be able to help out any hostess.

Diet recipe for cooking cereals

We turn to the last method of cooking, which will be relevant for many women, as the cereal prepared in this way contains fewer calories than cooked according to the classic recipe. So, couscous, the recipe of which can be called dietary.

  1. 500 g pour out in a large container, fill with plenty of cold water and leave for ten minutes.

  2. As soon as the water is absorbed, knead the mass with your hands and place it over a pan of boiling water. As soon as steam comes from the bowl, note ten minutes.

  3. Remove the container, put the porridge in a plate, mash with the addition of cold water. Return to the fire.

  4. Repeat the procedure three times or until the croup is finally ready. Add a few spoons of butter and olive oil, stir.

We hope that these few recipes will help you to diversify your diet with delicious dishes from properly prepared couscous.

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