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Rio de Janeiro, September 22, 2022, by Priscila Livia — Traditional couscousHave you ever tried the taste of this famous dish?

Discover, on the blog Ricette Fáceis, the step-by-step guide to have this delicious treat at home without having too many problems during the preparation. Now learn this preparation that is ready in 25 minutes and provides 6 portions.

How to prepare traditional couscous

To prepare this traditional recipe you will only need three ingredients. One of these will be corn flour, but it must be the flaked type. Corn flour from another model will not work in this traditional recipe.


  • Cornmeal flakes (2 cups);
  • Water (1 cup);
  • Salt (1 teaspoon).

Preparation method

Special traditional couscous
Special Traditional Couscous – Photo: Canva Pro

So, take a bowl and add the corn flour. Then add the salt and mix the two with a spoon, remember that the amount of salt will depend on your taste. Now it's time to get your hands dirty and start adding the water. Continue kneading as if it were a type of dough, remembering that, for this phase, you can use your hands.

You have to be careful when cooking couscous, as it will vary depending on the type of flour and each brand. The ideal point is when you can knead it and notice that the dough does not fall apart.

Then cover with a cloth and leave for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes, with the help of a spoon, start stirring the couscous until it becomes very loose.

Next, take a baking dish for the couscous and add the water. Add the steamer drain and carefully pour the mixture into it. Then put the lid on and let it cook for about 15 minutes. After this time, you will need to carefully remove the couscous and start serving.

Suggestion for the sequel

Finally, to accompany the couscous you will only need to use one egg, it can be something very simple, but served with the couscous it will add an extra flavor to the recipe. Prepare an egg with the hard-boiled egg whites, while with the yolk make a cream. Also, if you want, you can add dried meat.

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