How to cook couscous?

By Admin | Cooking Recipes
19 June 2016

Couscous - a cereal made from semolina and wheat flour.Cooked meals out of it are popular among the inhabitants of the Sahara and North Africa.There are many ways of cooking couscous.However, it tastes best obtained by cooking it by the following method in a double boiler.

Couscous (450-500 g) was poured into a wide and deep container and sprayed with a little sunflower oil.Cereals mixed thoroughly with a spoon to avoid lumps formed.Then a small amount of cold water and continue to grind.The steamer lay prepared cereals, leave the fire on the quarter-hour (see to it that there was a strong pairs).The cover is not covered.After that, pour the couscous in a large bowl and stir well with a fork.Lightly sprinkled with water, and when it cools down a little cereal - alter her spoon, and again put in a double boiler, placed on a fire.The procedure is repeated 2-3 times.When remove the pan from the fire for the last time, then add the salt, 4-5 tablespoons of butter and gently stirred.

There is another comm

on, less time-consuming and high-calorie method.Couscous, cooked by this technology, as it turns out crumbly and delicious.Poured couscous (450-500 g) in a large container with cold water (the water was level with the croup) and leave as a quarter of an hour.When fed with barley water and swell, knead it with a spoon to avoid lumps and shift in a double boiler or put on top of a pot of boiling water.Cover with a lid should not be.When the couscous is well warmed up and it will go from a rich couple, leave it on the heat for another 10 minutes.After this time, the rump is removed from the heat and add to it a teaspoon of salt and 2 tablespoons butter or olive oil, mix well and shift the couscous on a plate.

In case you do not have a double boiler, you can cook couscous for the third recipe with the help of the microwave.This method is suitable for busy people who have no time to cook.To do this, the container is filled 450-500g cereal, pour it 0.5 liters of boiling salted water and add a spoonful of olive or sunflower oil, mix well and leave for a few minutes to soak.Then, put the couscous in the microwave for 3 minutes.Thereafter, the finished dish is taken out and mixed.Of course, this couscous recipe turns out not so crumbly, as in the case if it was cooked for a couple, but still very tasty and fragrant.