Heat olive oil, in a medium sauce pan over medium heat.
Add chopped garlic, and shallot.
Cook for 2-3 minutes, or until translucent.
Add couscous, turmeric and salt, stir until the couscous is a bright yellow color.
Add water or stock, cook with lid on, for 15 minutes or until the couscous has absorbed all the water.
Serve the couscous in a bowl, and garnish with pistachio, and fresh mint!
Enjoy this simple but delicious side dish with any chicken, steak, or vegetable entree.