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Dessert Couscous

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Category: Vegetarian, Moroccan, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 5 c Couscous
  • 2 tb Peanut oil
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Cinnamon
  • 3/4 c Olive oil


Icing sugar
Prunes, dates, raisins &
almonds, as required

Cover raw couscous with cold water & drain immediately. Stir with a fork &
let rest for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with the peanut oil mixe with 6 tb water
along with the salt & cinnamon. Mix well using your hands until the liquid
has been uniformly absorbed. Place couscous in the top of a coucousier &
[place over boiling water. Steam for 30 minutes & remove from the heat.
Return couscous to a bowl & mix in half the olive oil using your hands.
Allow to cool & then sprinkle with 3/4 c water. Mix well & set aside until
it has absorbed all the water. Return to the couscousier & steam for
another 15 minutes. Return to the bowl, add half the remaining oil & mix
with your fingers. Steam again for another 30 minutes. Return to the bowl
for one last time & mix in the rest of the oil. Arrange coucous in a cone
shape on a large serving platter. Decorate attractively with the garnishes
& serve while still hot.

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