How to make Couscous Salad - A healthy salad of couscous , raisins and cucumber.

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Main Ingredients : Couscous (कूसकूस), Green Capsicum (हरी शिमला मिर्च )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

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Couscous Salad

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.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Couscous Salad Recipe

  • Couscous 1 cup

  • Green Capsicum 2 large

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger grated 2 inch piece

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cucumber chopped with peel 1 medium

  • Green capsicum seeded and chopped 1 medium

  • Spring onions chopped 3

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat three cups of water till boiling point. Add couscous and cover. Let it stand till couscous is well soaked. Meanwhile, remove rind of one lemon using a fine grater.

Step 2

Extract juice from both lemons. Remove soaked couscous into a deep bowl and fluff up with a fork. -

Step 3

Stir in raisins, ginger, lemon rind, cumin powder, lemon juice, cucumber, capsicum, spring onions and salt. Serve immediately.