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Couscous biryani/ pulao and mixed raita

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4 servings
20 min
15 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 4
1)- Couscous-400gms

Onion big( sliced)-1

Garlic cloves( sliced)-6

Green chilly( broken)-2 to 3

Broccoli( tiny florets)-1/2cup

Fresh/Frozen peas-1/2cup

Carrots( finely chopped)-1/2cup

Red chilly powder-2 teaspoons

Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoons

Garam masala/ Curry powder-1teaspoons

-Mint leaves-few( optional)

Coriander leaves-few( optional)

Green Cardamom-2

Cloves-5


2)Mixed Raita:

Yogurt/Curd-1cup

Onion small( chopped)-1

Green chilly( minced)-1

Carrot( minced)-2 tablespoons

Cucumber( minced)-2 tablespoons

Salt to taste

Preparation

  • Heat oil in a pan, when hot add the cinnamon stick, cardamom and cloves. When the aroma rises add the onions, green chilly and garlic,
    saute for few minutes until onion turns pink.
  • Add the vegetables and saute until the vegetables are half done. Now add the red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, mint leaves, coriander leaves and salt.
  • Add about 4 cups of water and bring the mixture to boil. Add the couscous when the mixture is boiling, stir and cover the pan with lid. Simmer the heat and cook the couscous for about 8 mins.
  • When the couscous is done finally add the roasted peanuts and serve hot with Mixed Raita.
  • 2)In a small bowl add the above said raita ingredients and mix well.
  • Serve with any kind of Pulao or Biryani.





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