Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 c Couscous

  2. 2 tb Peanut oil

  3. 1/4 ts Salt

  4. 1/4 ts Cinnamon

  5. 3/4 c Olive oil

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. --GARNISH-- Cinnamon Icing sugar Prunes, dates, raisins & -- almonds, as required Cover raw couscous with cold water & drain immediately. Stir with a fork & let rest for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the peanut oil mixe with 6 tb water along with the salt & cinnamon. Mix well using your hands until the liquid has been uniformly absorbed. Place couscous in the top of a coucousier & [place over boiling water. Steam for 30 minutes & remove from the heat. Return couscous to a bowl & mix in half the olive oil using your hands. Allow to cool & then sprinkle with 3/4 c water. Mix well & set aside until it has absorbed all the water. Return to the couscousier & steam for another 15 minutes. Return to the bowl, add half the remaining oil & mix with your fingers. Steam again for another 30 minutes. Return to the bowl for one last time & mix in the rest of the oil. Arrange coucous in a cone shape on a large serving platter. Decorate attractively with the garnishes & serve while still hot.


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