Spicy Couscous Salad With Indian Tadka

Spicy Couscous Salad with Indian Tadka

Spicy Couscous Salad with Indian Tadka

By: Bethica Das via Cookpad.com

Ingredients of Spicy Couscous Salad with Indian Tadka:

  • 1/2 cup Couscous
  • 1 cup assorted Bell Peppers, sliced
  • to taste salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp. red chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1-2 dry red chilies, broken
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp. urad dal (split black gram)
  • pinch asafoetida
  • 1-2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • coriander leaves to garnish (opt)

Method for "Spicy Couscous Salad with Indian Tadka":

  1. Add 3/4 cup hot water to the couscous. Cover and keep aside for 10 minutes. Then fluff it with a fork.
  2. In a bowl, add the couscous, sliced bell peppers, salt, pepper powder, red chili flakes and lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and temper with the mustard seeds and dry red chilies. After it stops spluttering, add the asafoetida, urad dal and curry leaves. Saute till the dal changes colour.
  4. Pour this tempering on the prepared couscous salad. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves.