Persian Couscous Salad

This Persian couscous salad is a must-try for any salad fan.

  1. Mix couscous, stock powder, sugar and grated rind in a bowl. Add boiling water, cover and leave to stand for three minutes.
  2. Melt the butter in a pan and heat the currants and nuts over a medium heat until the nuts brown lightly and the currants puff up. Add the apricots.
  3. Fluff up the couscous with a fork and add the hot nuts and currants. Add the herbs just before serving.
Meal Type:
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cooking Time:
5 mins


1 cup Pams Couscous

2 tsp vegetable stock

½ tsp sugar

Grated rind of a lemon

2 cups of boiling water

¼ cup Pams Chopped Almonds

¼ cup Pams Pinenuts

½ cup currants

2 Tbsp butter

½ cup Pams Dried Apricots, chopped

Chopped parsley or coriander