How To Make Curry Couscous At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

The recipe I am going to share today is a side dish. It is Curry Couscous. It can be made really quick and is healthy.

You need the most underrated ingredient couscous for this recipe. It is a low-fat dish filled with flavours served as a side dish with any form of meat or fish. It is a great recipe for all those who are working on their weight loss because of the low fat in it.

Curry Couscous is made easily at home. All you have to do is, mix chicken, curry powder, salt, black pepper, olive oil, raisins, cilantro and almonds. Bring them to boil. Pour this liquid over the couscous and let it rest. Fluff them up and garnish before serving. Serve hot.

It is a really quick recipe to make. This makes it the best option to prepare when you have surprise visitors at your place. The above-mentioned process is just a brief of the recipe. More details are given below in the recipe. Starting with the list of ingredients you need. Let’s get going.

Ingredients For Curry Couscous

  • 1 ½ cups Couscous
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 tablespoon Curry Powder
  • 2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ cup Raisins
  • 1 bunch Cilantro (chopped)
  • ½ cup Slivered Almonds (toasted)

The ingredients you need are all available at home. If you are out of stock, no worries you can fetch them from the grocery store. Let’s see how quickly you can make this dish.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Curry Couscous?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeAdditional TimeTotal Time
10 minutes10 minutes10 minutes30 minutes

This recipe will be ready in half-hour. Actually, it is for 20 minutes. 10 minutes is the time to rest it aside. Well, that’s great then. Take note of how it is done.

Steps To Make Curry Couscous

Curry Couscous recipe
  1. Take a bowl and add couscous to it. Take a saucepan and add chicken stock, curry powder, salt, pepper, olive oil, and raisins. Bring them to boil.
  2. Remove the pan and pour this mixture on the couscous. Seal the bowl with a plastic wrap and let it rest for 10 minutes. 
  3. Using a fork, fluff the couscous. Top it with cilantro and almonds.
  4. Serve hot.

Note– You can add your choice of vegetables to this dish to make it a meal and a more healthy option.

Serve this with a lemon wedge as lemon will add a great flavor to this dish.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Curry Couscous

Don’t worry if you are unclear about some steps. I have uploaded the video of the steps involved in this recipe so watch it and cook it as per it.

Video by Chef Lola’s Kitchen

If you have any question regarding the dish, you can ask in the section below. If you like this recipe and want more such recipes, write some suggestions in the comment section. I will try to get back to you. I hope you will like it. So have fun making them. I would love to hear from you the reviews. Enjoy!

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