Cous Cous Pudding – Indian Style

Cous Cous Pudding – Indian Style

Couscous-Siruparuppu Payasam:

Couscous Kheer. Couscous Pradhaman.


Wheat couscous 1 cup

Split mung dal 1/2 cup

Jaggery/brown sugar 3/4 cup

Fresh coconut milk 2 cups

Cardamom 3 crushed

Cashew nuts 10

Raisin 1 fistful

Ghee few spoons.


In a wide wok, heat ghee. Fry the nuts and raisin. Set aside.

In the same oil, roast the couscous briefly and set aside as well.

Toast the lentil till aromatic and lightly brown. Further, add enough water and cook the lentils till tender.

In a separate pan, melt jaggery. Add cooked lentils to it. Bring this to boil. Further add cardamom powder and toasted couscous. Cover and cook briefly.

Once, it is done till tender. Add 2 cups of coconut milk and bring this to boil.

Garnish with fried nut and raisins.

Serve chilled as dessert.


6 Responses so far.

  1. Priya says:

    Woww rich looking delicious pudding..

  2. revathi says:

    Yummy sweet treat… looks delicious..:)

  3. Chaitanya says:

    very yummy and healthy …. perfect for kids too

  4. Now Serving says:

    what a wonderful recipe with couscous! one to try for me since I am making lot of couscous nowadays – thanks for sharing Malar :)

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