Friday, November 20, 2015

Couscous with Sweet Corn Recipe-Easy Couscous Recipes

What I love about couscous is not only it is quick and easy to cook but also it pairs well with most of the vegetables. As I have already posted lot of couscous recipes, you must be knowing what couscous is. Today we will learn how to make coconut flavored couscous with sweet corn following this easy recipe with step wise pictures.

Couscous with Sweet Corn

Couscous with Sweet Corn

Couscous with Sweet Corn

 Prep Time : 10 mins
 Cook Time : 10 mins 
 Serves: 1
 Recipe CategoryLunch-Dinner-Couscous
 Recipe CuisineIndian

   Ingredients needed

   Instant Couscous - 3/4 cup
   Coconut milk - 3/4 cup
   Water - 3/4 cup
   Salt to taste
   Onion - 1 finely chopped
   Green Chilli - 1 finely chopped
   Sweet corn - 1 cup heaped
   Chilli Powder or Paprika - 1/4 tsp (optional)

   For the seasoning

   Coconut oil - 1 1/2 tbsp
   Cumin Seeds/jeera - 1 tsp
   Hing/asafoetida - a pinch
   Curry leaves - a sprig

   For Garnishing

   Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp finely chopped


Place couscous in a bowl and add salt to it. Mix 3/4 cup of coconut milk with 3/4 cup of water and bring it to boil. Pour the coconut milk + water mixture over the couscous.

easy couscous recipe

Keep it covered. Let it sit until all liquid is absorbed.

coconut flavored couscous

Fluff it with a fork and keep it aside. Heat coconut oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, when it splutters, add hing, curry leaves, finely chopped onions and green chillies.

coconut flavored couscous with sweet corn

Saute until onions turn transparent. Add sweet corn, chilli powder and salt needed. Cook covered for a few minutes.

couscous recipe-vegetarian

Then add couscous, mix well and cook for a few more seconds. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Couscous with Sweet Corn Recipe

Enjoy making this delicious coconut flavored couscous with sweet corn and give me your feedback.

Note - There is no Hindi or Tamil word for couscous as far as I know. You should ask only for couscous. Moroccan couscous in available in all big super markets in India.

Find more couscous recipes in the link below

Vegetarian Couscous Recipes 

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  1. hi padhu...where did you find couscous...cant find it,,,end uo with poppy seeds always....found on pearl couscous...yuck!!,

    1. You get it in Nilgiries and also you get it online in Amazon India


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