Breakfast Couscous Yogurt and Date Parfait Recipe Card
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Ingredients for Breakfast Couscous Yogurt and Date Parfait Recipe
Couscous 1 cup
Yogurt 1 1/4 cup
Dates halved and pitted 16-20
Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/3 cup
Green cardamoms bruised 4
Orange rind 4 strips
Cinnamon 1 inch
Orange juice 1/4 cup
Butter 2 tablespoons
Orange rind finely grated 1 teaspoon
Pistachio kernels toasted and coarsely chopped 1/4 cup
Heat a deep non-stick pan, add castor sugar, cardamoms, orange rind strips, cloves, cinnamon and one and a half cups water, mix and bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer till the syrup thickens.
Put dates in a bowl. Reserve one tablespoon of syrup and add the remaining to the dates, mix and set aside to cool.
Put orange juice, butter, grated orange rind and reserved syrup in a microwave-safe bowl and mix well. Add three-fourth cup of hot water, stir and heat in a microwave for thirty seconds on HIGH.
Take the couscous in a large bowl. Add the hot liquid, cover and set aside for five minutes. Fluff-up the grains and set aside to cool completely.
Divide the couscous mixture equally into four medium glasses. Top with yogurt and the date mixture, sprinkle pistachios and serve immediately.
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