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Steamed Couscous and Watercress

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Ingredients
  Couscous 6 Ounce (175 gram)
  Cold water 1⁄4 Pint (300 milliliter)
  Brown rice 1 Ounce, cooked (25 gram)
  Butter 3 Ounce, melted (75 gram)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Watercress 1 Bunch (100 gm), finely chopped
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium sized bowl, place couscous.
2. Pour chilled water over it and keep aside for 10 minutes or till all the water is absorbed.
3. Add seasonings, melted butter and rice and mix well using a fork. Keep aside.
4. In a medium sauce pan, keep water for boiling.
5. Place a colander/ sieve lined with muslin cloth over it.
6. Spoon prepared mixture on to muslin cloth and cover with foil.
7. Steam over medium flame for 35 minutes or till fluffy.
8. Remove and add watercress. Mix gently.

SERVING
9. Arrange on a platter and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Steamed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Dish: 
Couscous
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1364 Calories from Fat 623

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 71 g109.2%

Saturated Fat 44.1 g220.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 182.9 mg61%

Sodium 469.7 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.6%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 27 g53.8%

Vitamin A 106.3% Vitamin C 71.7%

Calcium 19.4% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Steamed Couscous And Watercress Recipe