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Moroccan Vegetable Couscous, One Pot Arabian Couscous Recipe

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Moroccan Vegetable Couscous is a North African dish made from tiny steamed balls of semolina flour. Though I think of it and cook it as a grain, couscous is actually a type of pasta. It’s one of the easiest, fastest, most versatile side dishes you can make.

Quick Moroccan Vegetable Couscous Recipe

This vegetarian side dish celebrates the use of fresh and flavorful ingredients with each bite delivering a burst of flavor. My one-pot recipe for Moroccan Vegetable Couscous is delicious on its own or makes a flavorful side dish for steam chicken or a nice juicy steak! What best is that this is one of the fastest, easiest side dish recipes! Plus it has a delicious bright flavor that pairs well with just about any main dish, it’s incredibly versatile too.

Vegetable Couscous Recipe

This couscous is an all-around side that goes well with any of your favorite proteins, including meat, seafood, and vegetarian options. Lets begin.

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time
: 10 min
Servings: 3, 4
Difficulty Level: Easy

Ingredients & Method for Moroccan Vegetable Couscous Recipe


1. Instant couscous – 1 cup
2. Olive oil – 2 tbsp
3. Onion – 1 medium, chopped
4. Red bell pepper – 1 chopped
5. Carrot – 1 chopped into cubes
6. Cloves garlic – 4 cloves, minced
7. Salt & pepper – to taste
8. Paprika Powder – 1 tsp
9. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
10. Cumin – 1/2 ground
11. Frozen beans – 4 tbsp
12. Chickpeas – 4 tbsp
13. Black Olives – 10-12
14. Raisins – 2 tbsp
15. Almonds – 10-12
16 Corns – 2 tbsp
17. Fresh coriander leaves chopped
18. Boiled water – 1 cup

Moroccan Vegetable Couscous, One Pot Couscous Recipe


1. In a bowl add couscous, olive oil, paprika powder and salt.

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2. Now add hot water and cover for 10 mins.

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3. Allow couscous to absorb hot water until tender.Fluff it with a fork so it will not stick together.

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4. Put fluffed couscous aside. Now lets prepare veggies. We will just saute for 30 seconds so it retains its color and crunchiness. For this put olive oil in a pan and fry onion till translucent.

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5. Now add chopped garlic and fry till golden brown.

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6. Now add all vegetables one by one, corns and chickpeas

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7. Now add paprika, cumin and coriander. Mix further and cook for 30 seconds on high flame, so that the vegetables remain crunchy and fresh in color.

Now add fluffed couscous to the mix

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9. Mix it for one minute and that’s it.Best Couscous With Vegetables 10. Take it out on a serving plate. And garnish with raisins, almonds , black olives, green coriander, and lemon.

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Mediterranean Couscous Salad is full of bright fresh flavors with a crazy easy ingredients. It’s so fast! Couscous takes just about 5 minutes to make! While the couscous cooks and cools, get all of the veggies washed and chopped and the entire dish is ready in about 20 minute. You’ll love this Mediterranean couscous salad recipe, loaded with nutrition and flavor from chickpeas, veggies, fresh herbs and a zippy lemon vinaigrette

Quick Moroccan Vegetable Couscous Recipe

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