How to make Breakfast Couscous Yogurt and Date Parfait - "Have a wholesome breakfast with couscous cooked in orange juice and served with dates mixed with orange flavoured syrup"

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Main Ingredients : Couscous (कूसकूस), Yogurt (दही)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Breakfast Couscous Yogurt and Date Parfait

Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

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Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

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

  • Cloves 3

  • 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

Method

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Put dates in a bowl. Reserve one tablespoon of syrup and add the remaining to the dates, mix and set aside to cool.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

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.

Step 5

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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