Indian Spiced Couscous

Oxmoor House
Prep: 3 minutes; Cook: 7 minutes. Black pepper, cardamom, and cinnamon are three spices commonly found in garam masala.
2 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)


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1 cup water
1/2 cup dried fruit bits (such as Sunmaid)
2 teaspoons light butter
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
Dash of ground cardamom
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup whole wheat or plain couscous, uncooked
3 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions


Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Stir in couscous; return to a boil. Cover and reduce heat to low; simmer 2 minutes or until water is absorbed.

Remove from heat; add green onions. Cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff before serving.

Created date

April 2009

Nutritional Information

Calories 241
Caloriesfromfat 10 %
Fat 2.7 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 6.5 g
Carbohydrate 50.3 g
Fiber 6.4 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 2.2 mg
Sodium 186 mg
Calcium 38 mg