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Spiced Golden Couscous

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  1. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  2. 2 cups water
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  5. 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  6. Small pinch of saffron threads
  7. 1 1/2 cups couscous
  1. In a saucepan, stir the cumin over moderately high heat until toasted. Add the water, salt, turmeric, red pepper and saffron and bring to a boil. Stir in the couscous. Cook, stirring, until the couscous absorbs the water visible on top. Remove from the heat, cover and let stand until all the liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve
Notes One Serving Calories 263 kcal, Total Fat .6 gm, Saturated Fat .1 gm