real cous cous

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real cous cous

real cous cous is not hard to make, really, you do need a special pot called a cous cous pot, and a special sifter but once you own these youll never eat any other cous cous again! this is a wonderful side dish that goes great with chicken soup, meatballs or any chicken or meat dish that has a sauce.

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Ingredients

  • 1 kilo semolina flour (solet)
  • 3 cups Water
  • 6 tblsp oil
  • Salt

Preparation

Preparation

1 bring water to a boil in the bottom part of a cous cous pot (i fill mine 2/3 of teh way)
2 in a large bowl (extra extra large) mix the semolina flour with 1 cup room temp water, do this by dumping the flour in, then pouring the water on in a circular motion, then to mix use your hand, make a claw like hand jesture and as if you were massaging someones head with the claw mix the mixture
3 dump the mixture in a cous cous sift and sift into the top part of the cous cous pot. once the water is boiling add the top pot on the bottom pot and cover, cook 35min.
4 dump the cous cous back in the bown add 1 cup water, 1 palmful salt and 3 tblsp oil (i use canola or corn) with a large spoon mix and fluff the cous cous, then eturn to the top part of the pot and place the pot back on the boiling water cover and cook for 35 more minutes.
5 dump the cous cous back in the large bowl add water and 3 tablsp of oil fluff fluff fluff with a spoon and serve!

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real cous cous is not hard to make, really, you do need a special pot called a cous cous pot, and a special sifter but once you own these youll never eat any other cous cous again! this is a wonderful side dish that goes great with chicken soup, meatballs or any chicken or meat dish that has a sauce.

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my kitchen