Posts Tagged ‘Algeria’

Harira

6 to 8 servings Ingredients Olive oil or butter — 1/4 cup Lamb, cubed for stews — 1 pound Onion, chopped — 1 large Celery, chopped — 2 stalks Turmeric — 1 teaspoon Cinnamon — 1 teaspoon Ground ginger — 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg — 1/4 teaspoon Saffron — big pinch Tomatoes, chopped — 2 cups […]

Kefta

4 to 6 servings, or about 20 meatballs Ingredients Ground lamb or beef, or a mixture of the two — 2 pounds Onion, minced — 1 Fresh parsley or mint, finely chopped — 1/2 bunch Ground cumin — 1 tablespoon Cinnamon — 2 teaspoons Allspice (optional) — 1 teaspoon Salt and pepper — to season […]

Harira(North African lamb and chickpea stew)

There are innumerable variations of this hearty, healthy soup, but most recipes are for chunks of lamb slow simmered with tomatoes, chickpeas, spices and herbs. 6 to 8 servings Ingredients Olive oil or butter — 1/4 cup Lamb, cubed for stews — 1 pound Onion, chopped — 1 large Celery, chopped — 2 stalks Turmeric […]

Makroud el Louse(Algerian almond cookies)

Makes 20 to 24 cookies Ingredients Almonds, whole, blanched — 1 1/4 pound Sugar — 1 cup Eggs, beaten lightly — 2 Water — 2 cups Sugar — 1/2 cup Orange flower water — 1 tablespoons Powdered (confectioner’s) sugar — 3 cups

Chakchouka(North African eggs poached in a pepper ragout)

Jewish immigrants from the Maghreb have made this a popular breakfast dish in Israel.Also spelled chakchouk, shakshouka, shakshuka. 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Olive oil — 3 tablespoons Paprika — 1 to 2 tablespoons Onion, thinly sliced — 1 Garlic, minced — 2 to 3 cloves Tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced — 3 Green and […]

Kefta(Middle Eastern spiced meatballs)

4 to 6 servings, or about 20 meatballs Ingredients Ground lamb or beef, or a mixture of the two — 2 pounds Onion, minced — 1 Fresh parsley or mint, finely chopped — 1/2 bunch Ground cumin — 1 tablespoon Cinnamon — 2 teaspoons Allspice (optional) — 1 teaspoon Salt and pepper — to season […]

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