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1       Teaspoons of olive oil

½      A finely chopped onion

1       Clove of garlic minced and mashed into a paste

½      Teaspoon of curry powder

¾      Cup of chicken broth

3       Tablespoons of raisins

½      Cup of couscous

¼      Cup of fresh mint leaves, finely chopped


Salt and pepper to taste





(1)      In a non-stick skillet, heat the oil over a moderately high heat until hot, but not smoking, and cook the onion with salt to taste.

(2)      Stir until browned lightly.

(3)      Reduce the heat to moderate

(4)      Add the garlic paste and curry powder, and cook, stirring, until the garlic paste is golden

(5)      Remove the skillet from the heat and keep the mixture warm

(6)      In a small saucepan bring the broth to the boil

(7)      Stir in the raisins and the couscous, and let stand, covered, off heat for about 5 minutes

(8)      Fluff the couscous with a fork and transfer to a bowl

(9)      Stir in the onion mixture, mint and salt and pepper to taste.


The ingredients above should serve two people


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