Couscous with Chickpeas and Mint

This delicious couscous salad is ready in 15 minutes and contains whole wheat couscous, chickpeas, mint and aromatic indian spices. It is vegan and it is gluten-free.  Adding the chickpeas to this dish adds more flavor and it is filling.  The garam masala adds a nice kick to the flavor and tastes very rich and nutty. Perfect for an afternoon snack or an addition to salad.  Make a buddha bowl as couscous for the base more filling for dinner time.

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Couscous with Chickpeas and Mint
Couscous with Chickpeas and Mint
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Ingredients
Couscous with Chickpeas and Mint
Instructions
  1. Add 1 cup water to stock pot on medium heat until it boils.
  2. Add couscous, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cumin, chili powder, ginger garlic and garam masala to the pot. Drain the chickpeas and add to the pot. Mix well and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Cover and let stand for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  4. Add to plate and garnish with chopped mint. Enjoy!