Two step Funghhi couscous salad for work

Well technically 'two steps' would mean 'check menu card and dial takeout place'. But this is almost there. In fact I made it in the morning before coming to work. Quite a feat for an owl. Didn't photograph it but thought it was worth posting. Especially after having it for lunch. So here goes:

  • Chop 250 g of button mushrooms and put them in a microwave cooking dish
  • Sprinkle a teaspoon of olive oil and a bit paprika sauce and salt, add half a chopped tomato to this. Bung into micro for about 7 minutes
  • Take half a pack (100 g) of dehydrated couscous. You get this in stores which keeps imported food. Add 1/4 cup, 100 ml, boiling water to this and keep it covered for three minutes
  • Add the grilled mushroom mix to this once done
  • Add a few cubes of feta or paneer which gives it a nice salty bite and some fresh chopped herbs. I used basil
Makes a nice and light, easy to eat, fresh, vegetarian and presumably healthy, office lunch. Tastes pretty good too.


Pinku said…
sounds totally yummy....I wish i could have such lunches.
Kalyan thanks for this. now that I discovered the power of cooking delicious meal with couscous am constantly in search of such recipes. mushroom is my fav and gonna try it tomorrow itself. thanks a bunch again and I will add fresh mint to it.
Journomuse said…
OOh..that's my lunch recipe for tomorrow..I shall keep u posted on how it turned out..By the way, though not as easy to cook as cous cous, I also love using works well for me..stocking it up in the UK is a tough ask though...:)
Sharmila said…
I had a good laugh on your answer to that Kalyan ... cup-o-noodles ... really! Thanks for the mention. :-)
My all time fav comfort food is gorom gorom dal+bhaat+aloo bhate+begun bhaja+kancha lonka ... all mashed up together. :-)
Kalyan Karmakar said… should :) leaves would be a good touch. I am sure you will find ways to take this forward. The world is our oyster with couscous eh?

@Journomuse...sort of ironic, me searching for couscous in India and you looking for daalia in India are more than welcome, always a pleasure to spend some time on Kichhu Khon