Couscous in 10 minutes! / كيفية تحضير الكسكس في 10 دقيقة
- Uncooked couscous (500 ml) — Raw coucous, NOT half-cooked
- Boiling water (same volume as the couscous – 500 ml)
- Olive oil (2 tablespoons)
- Salt (1/4 teaspoon)
Step 1: Preparing the Lentils
1- First, you need to measure the volume of the uncooked couscous. Here I have around 500 ml. This is an important step so do not skip it!
2- Place the couscous in a bowl and add olive oil. Mix well with your hands, until you feel that all the couscous grains are well coated.
3- Now, in the same container where you measured the couscous, put a large pinch of salt, and add boiling water until you have the exact volume as the couscous. So in my case it’s 500 ml. Remember, it’s a 1 to 1 volume ratio for couscous and water.
4- Add the boiling water to the couscous and immediately cover the bowl with a plate – we want to keep the steam inside!
5- And that’s it. Wait for 10 minutes. Then break apart and fluff the cooked couscous with a fork! The couscous is done!