Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Sweet Cinnamon Couscous




A great way to serve couscous to your kids.Quick and easy one pot dish.Ready to be served under 15 mins.


Ingredients

2/3 C Couscous

2 tbsp white/brown sugar (or adjust to taste)

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp vanilla

2 tbsp silvered almonds

1 tsp unsalted butter/clarified butter

1/8 C  mixture of nuts and dry fruits of your choice.(optional)

1 1/8 C Water




What you need to do

  • Place the water,sugar and cinnamon in a saucepan and bring it to boil.If you would like to add nuts and dry fruits,add them to the water before it come to a boil.
  • Drop in the couscous and butter.
  • Mix well and remove the saucepan off the heat.
  • Cover and let it rest for 5-10 minutes so that all the water get absorbed by the couscous.
  • Lightly fluff it with a fork.Garnish with almonds and serve.

Variation:

  • Replace water with orange juice and cinnamon with orange zest for a yummy orange flavored couscous.

Makes 2 servings.

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