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How to make Jollof Couscous - A nice couscous Recipe

How to make Jollof Couscous - Couscous is a staple in North African cooking. It's the type of Pasta made from Semolina and sometimes a mixture of Semolina and wheat flour.
If you like Jollof Rice, you are going to love this one. This couscous recipe is almost everything Jollof, the only difference is that this takes so much of a shorter time to put together.
Course Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Cuisine African
Keyword easy, homemade
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 3 People
Calories 259kcal
Author Lola Osinkolu


  • 1 Cup Couscous
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1.5 Cup Broth
  • 1 Onion Medium Diced
  • 1 Green Onion Diced
  • 1 Tomato Medium Diced
  • 1 Tsp Paprika
  • 1 Tsp Curry Powder
  • 1 Tsp Black Pepper
  • Salt To Taste


  • Preheat the olive oil in a Pot.
  • Throw in the diced Onion, Green Onion, and Tomato and leave it to steam for about a minute or two.
  • Season with Black pepper, Paprika, Curry powder, add the blended sauce and leave to cook for another one to two minutes.
  • Add the stock and season with salt if necessary, cover it up and leave to come to a rolling boil.
  • Add the couscous and mix it together briefly, then turn off the stove immediately.
  • cover it up for about 10 minutes until all the water has been absorbed by the Couscous.
  • Fluff it up with a fork and serve it up with your desired accompaniment. Enjoy!



Calories: 259kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 564mg | Potassium: 262mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 981IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg