Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes minutes
Total Time 45 minutes minutes
Author International Cuisine
- 2-3 cups coarse semolina
- 1/2 cup fine semolina or all purpose flour
- 2 Tablespoons olive oil
- 2 Tablespoons butter cut up into little pieces
Start by spreading the coarse semolina in a large flat bowl.
Add a handful of flour and mix together
Slowly add water a bit at a time start with 1/4 cup and add as needed.
Rub your hands back and forth to combine everything together and little grains form.
continue until you have a plate full of grains.
You can run then through a sieve if you want to get a consistent grain.
In a couscousier boil water
Add the couscous into the steamer basket and cook uncovered for 20 minutes
Add some olive oil and using your hands run it through the grains so there are no clumps.
Add in the butter and steam uncovered for another 10 minutes
Add a touch of salt if desired and fluff with fork.
Serve with your main dish.
Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 34mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 3mg