Product of Israel. Pack of 1. The best way to see this difference is to do a side-by-side test. Any couscous you find in the store can be steamed, even if it’s packaged as instant. Directions on the couscous box say to pour boiling water over the granules and let them sit for five minutes. The pot holds the simmering broth, meat, and vegetables, while the couscous steams in the colander upstairs.