Cous Cous Salad, Healthy Cous Cous Salad
by Tarla Dalal
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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|
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