Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Beetroot and Couscous Salad

Ingredients:
½ cup Dry Couscous
¾ cup boiling water
3 spring onions
1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
1 large beetroot diced (2 cups)
1 – 1½ tsp lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation:
1. Soak couscous in ¾ cup boiling water and leave it covered for 15 minutes to cook. Drain off any excess water.
2. Cook beets along with ½ cup of water and salt until tender; covered. Drain of any excess water. You can also pressure cook them.
3. Chop the spring onions.
4. In a serving bowl, tip in the couscous, cooked beets and spring onions.
5. Mix olive oil with the lime juice and pour it in the couscous and beetroot.
6. Season well with salt and a pinch of pepper.
Notes:
1. You can add more lime juce if preferred. i personnaly dont it too tangy, so tend to use less lime.

4 comments:

Smitha said...

Hey,
never tried beetroot couscous. My favorite is tomato couscous

Shabs.. said...

Yeah, tomato and couscous is an ultimate combo...i too love it...

ARUNA said...

gorgeous color it is......and a very nice click!

Divya Vikram said...

Looks great! I adore couscous. Pretty in pink!

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