Sweet Couscous with Chia Seeds
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A healthy, sweet and very delicious Middle eastern inspired sweet couscous with apple, cinnamon and chia seeds. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Servings: 4 People
Author: Sapana Behl
  • 1 cup couscous, small grained
  • 3 cups water
  • 4-5 medjool dates, seed removed and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 tablespoon ground chia apple cinnamon
To Serve
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup raisins,
  • 2 tablespoon almonds
  • maple syrup, optional
  1. Warm one cup of water and soak the chopped dates in it for about 15 minutes.

  2. Once soaked blend it in a mixer to make a smooth paste. 

  3. Heat olive oil in a saucepan and add date paste, Chia Apple Cinnamon, and remaining water. Let it boil for a minute.

  4. Remove from heat and add couscous into the prepared water mixture.

  5. Cover the lid and let it sit for about 15 to 20 minutes.

  6. Stir the couscous with a fork and divide into serving bowls.

  7. Drizzle maple syrup on top if desired. Serve warm topped with apple, raisins and almonds.

Recipe Notes

You may also add orange blossom water for extra flavours.

Use your imagination for toppings and enjoy.