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Egyptian Sweet Couscous Dessert



8 portion(s)


  • 200 g couscous
  • 300 g orange juice, pulp free
  • 4 tbsp Rose Water
  • 20 g Butter
  • 60 g pistachio nuts, no shells
  • 60 g almonds
  • 50 g white sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 200 g fresh pomegranate seeds, seeds removed from shell.
  • 6
    Preparation 5min
  • 7
  • 8
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Recipe's preparation

    Couscous Dessert
  1. Place sugar into mixing bowl and mill 30sec/speed 9.  Set aside into a small bowl.

  2. Place orange juice, rose water and butter into mixing bowl and cook 3min/100C/speed 1.

  3. Add couscous and stir 20sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed1

  4. Remove couscous mixture and place into a 20cm shallow serving dish. Spread the couscous evenly with a fork.


  5. Leave couscous to set for 10 minutes.

  6. Place pistachio nuts and almonds into mixing bowl and for 5 sec/speed 9.  Set aside.

  7. Garnish with pomegranate seeds. 

  8. Sprinkle the nuts evenly over couscous, then sprinkle sugar evenly and then cinnamon.  Leave to set for 5min before serving into individual small plates.

  9. Enjoy with a cup of Turkish coffee.


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Use fresh cinnamon sticks and mill 30sec/speed 9 for a better taste when sprinkling over couscous. 

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  • This is so delicious!  Thanks

    Submitted by izzyp on 23. May 2012 - 22:45.

    This is so delicious!  Thanks Lidia. Cooking 7

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  •   Very delicious!

    Submitted by Margaret Connors on 23. May 2012 - 18:23.


    Very delicious!

     Mixing Maeve.

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