Today was a nearly perfect day – with things going as planned, rains generously hitting the city, water crisis in the house somewhat better, chores getting done before schedule and one dirty window sill cleared of pigeon droppings, and me managing to catch 2 episodes of Jeeves and Wooster in the afternoon while baby was sleeping. And hey, the little boy entertained himself with a kitchen towel, a tomato and a cooker-vessel. Was that a sign??
If so many nice things in one day could not propel me to start posting on my food blog, then probably nothing could. Besides, what I cooked this evening for supper turned out so colourful and camera friendly, especially to a person behind the camera who off late has been clicking just her baby.
It’s a simple couscous and veggies, one plate dish – high on the health quotient and surprisingly high on taste factor too. In short, it is a speedy route to a healthy dinner. You can choose any variety of squash on hand as an addition along with any number of fresh herbs as a garnish. I used what I had on hand and the result has turned out superb. Next time I will also consider throwing in some eggplant wedges to roast along with the other veggies. I have added Nutrela granules to up the protein content, but it is optional.
Couscous with roasted vegetables
Makes one generous plate
Time taken – Under 30 minutes, but under 5-7 minutes of active time