This Couscous & Pea Salad Will Defo Up Your Salad Game

Suruchi Patwary , 05 Aug 2019
Couscous And Pea Salad
Couscous And Pea Salad

When you’re watching your diet, the main reason you tend to cheat is that you miss the flavours and taste. Am not saying healthy food or a salad is tasteless, but a lot of it doesn’t taste as good as other foods. But, what if I gave you a tasty yet healthy alternative for your bland meals? That’d be a win-win situation for your taste buds and your body, both. If you like what you’re reading so far, then read to find out how you can make this couscous and pea salad for yourself in a jiffy and add it to your ‘favourites list’. This recipe is by none other than our favourite girl Vidhi Doshi a.k.a. @ramenhairedgirl.

What You’ll Need

1 tbsp butter

1/3 cup finely chopped onions

1 tsp garlic

1/2 cup couscous

1 1/2 cup vegetable stock

1/3 cup boiled peas

2 tsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp cumin powder

1/2 tsp chilli flakes

5 mint leaves

Salt to taste

Here’s How You Can Put It All Together

Step 1: Heat the butter in a broad pan and add the finely chopped onions and the finely chopped garlic to it. Sauté this till the onions become translucent.

Step 1
Step 1

Step 2: Now add to this the couscous and salt to taste, and toast it for about 1 minute.

Step 2
Step 2

Step 3: Then add the low-sodium vegetable stock to this. I’ve used homemade stock but you can use the stock cubes too, in which case you’ll have to use less salt.

Step 3
Step 3

Step 4: Now turn off the heat and cover it for about 10 minutes till the couscous is cooked.

Step 4
Step 4

Step 5: Fluff the couscous with a fork and then add the boiled peas, lemon juice, cumin powder, chilli flakes, and torn mint leaves.

Step 5
Step 5

Step 6: Mix it up well and serve fresh!

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Step 6

Yummy, right? Try it out by yourself and let us know in the comments below how you liked it!

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