Cous Cous Salad, Healthy Cous Cous Salad
by Tarla Dalal
4/5 stars 100% LIKED IT
Added to 86 cookbooks
This recipe has been viewed 40462 times
Couscous is a traditional North African food, quite similar to semolina and broken wheat, which is cooked and combined with veggies and other ingredients to make hearty salads .
Here is a lip-smacking Couscous Salad, made with broken wheat and an interesting assortment of veggies including cucumber and broccoli. Mushrooms are added to impart a chewy dimension to this multi-textured salad, while tomatoes add juiciness and tang to it.
This nutri-dense salad is delicately flavoured with mint and lemon juice. There is no oily dressing, and the ingredients are rich in fibre, which makes this Healthy Couscous Salad a wonderful snack for diabetics .
- Boil enough water in a deep non-stick pan, add the salt and oil and mix well.
- Add the broken wheat, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while stirring ocassinally.
- Drain well and refresh with cold water.
- Combine all the ingredients, along with the cooked broken wheat in a deep bowl and toss well.
- Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per serving
|Energy|| 64 kcal|
|Protein|| 2.0 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 12.4 gm|
|Fat|| 0.8 gm|
|Fibre|| 1.0 gm|
|Vitamin A|| 389.4 mcg|
|Calcium|| 34.5 mg|
|Folic Acid|| 19.5 mcg|
REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.
If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.
Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.