How to make Couscous Salad -

A healthy salad of couscous , raisins and cucumber.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Couscous (कूसकूस), Lemons (नींबु)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Salads

Couscous Salad

Couscous Salad Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Couscous Salad Recipe

  • Couscous 1 cup

  • Lemons 2

  • Raisins 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger grated 2 inch piece

  • Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cucumber chopped with peel 1 medium

  • Green capsicum seeded and chopped 1 medium

  • Spring onions chopped 3

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat three cups of water till boiling point. Add couscous and cover. Let it stand till couscous is well soaked. Meanwhile, remove rind of one lemon using a fine grater.

Step 2

Extract juice from both lemons. Remove soaked couscous into a deep bowl and fluff up with a fork. -

Step 3

Stir in raisins, ginger, lemon rind, cumin powder, lemon juice, cucumber, capsicum, spring onions and salt. Serve immediately.

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