You want to know how to cook Couscous? An easy menu and fast in the serving. Steady as ingredients for salad and meat dishes. In this article we will look at the Couscous recipe, but before that we explain first what is Couscous?
What is Couscous?
Couscous is the kind of staple food in North Africa. This staple food is made from several components such as water, semolina, salt and wheat flour. In the life of the Middle Eastern people, Couscous also often made and served in the accompaniment of spicy and flavorful foods. Its often made as a base ingredient for salads, it is able to absorb strong flavors easily.
Before seeing further about how to cook Couscous, let’s see how to use it below.
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How do I use it?
Usually used as an accompaniment to spicy dishes such as curries, stews and chili. Used also as a substitute for rice or basic ingredients for salads. Couscous also often use in burgers mixed with mince, to give the taste of the meat more unique and delicious. Can also use Couscous in the falamel mix.
You do not need to be difficult to get this food. Couscous is available in supermarkets, look at pasta and rice part. Usually packed as pre-steamed foods.
How to Cook Couscous
This traditional North African food takes a lot of time to cook by steaming. However, some types available on the market have been steamed. You just hydrate with water and steam it for a while. Here are the steps for cooking Couscous.
- Add 1 1/2 cup Couscous into the bowl, heat on the flame, add 1/2 cup broth or water.
- Close the bowl tightly for 5 minutes. It aims to get the vapor to ripen Couscous soon.
- After five minutes, get fork to fluff up the grains