Introduction: Northwest African Sweet Couscous
Super delicious dish for breakfast, exceptional occasion(s) ,or special guest(s)..
× 3 cups of fine couscous
× 1+1/2 cup of whole milk
× 1/2 cup of sugar
× large handful of dates, i used 15 dates
× 1/2 cup of cashew nuts
× 1 cup of almonds
× 3 tbs of sof butter
× 1 pomegranate
× flavour of your choice ,i used almond and butter-vanilla ,it's more desirable to use orange blossom water if found.
Step 1: Butter
Mix 3 cups of fine couscous with 3 tbs of sof butter, mix really well to combine.
Step 2: Sugar and Flavour
Add sugar and some drops of your favorite flavour then mix.
Step 3: Milk
Add the milk stirring constantly, then let the mixture repose covered for 15-20 minutes or till the couscous absorb the milk entirely,.you can use warm milk to accelerate the process.
Step 4: Preparing Pomegranate and Dates
In the meanwhile, cut and de-seed the pomegranate ,wash the dates well and slices them thinly .
Step 5: Cooking
Steam the couscous covered on medium - high flame for 30 minutes or until is tender .
Step 6: Toasting Nuts
In the meantime ,put almonds and cashew nuts on baking tray and cook them for 10 minutes on 180 ° C .
Step 7: Adding Dates and Pomegranate Seeds
When the couscous is cooked, turn off the heat , add dates slices and pomegranate seeds and mix.
(You can add flavour in this stage if you like it more intense )
Step 8: Garnishing and Serving
Serve hot or cold topped with toasted nuts.
Be suitable with liquids like black coffee, tea,milk or juice.