How is Couscous Pilaf made? Have you wondered? Here’s the Recipe!

50 minutes



Couscous is actually pasta but due to its size, it has always been called pilaf. The roasted taste of vermicelli goes well with couscous pilaf and it is really delicious. Especially when it is made with tomatoes, peppers or noodles in addition to meat dishes, it is very easy and practical to make pilaf that suits both the table and the palate.

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3 Cups of Water
1.5 Water Glass Couscous
2 tablespoons of olive oil
Half Cup Noodle
Black pepper

Nutritional Information

31g Fat
12mg Cholesterol
687mg Sodium
64.2g Carbohydrate
13.2g Protein




First, we pour 2 tablespoons of olive oil into the pot.
We put the pot on the stove and roast the noodles on low heat.
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Add the couscous over the roasted vermicelli for a few minutes and mix the couscous and noodles in a pot.
Pour 3 cups of hot water over the rice and cook it over medium heat until the rice boils.
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We wait for it to be cooked on low heat by adding salt and pepper and closing the lid of the pot and absorbing the rice water.
We leave the rice to rest for 15 minutes after removing the water.
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Add tomato paste

You can also make couscous pilaf with tomato, tomato paste or pepper.
You can also try the couscous pilaf with broth instead of water.
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You can also try the couscous pilaf with vegetables accompanied by vegetables.
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*Nutrition info is a rough estimate based on the ingredients. Note that values may vary from case to case.
As with all recipes, there is a number of ways you can get things done. If you believe that some of the instructions can be improved, or have a good alternative solution, feel free to leave a comment.

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