16 Best Top Foods You Must Try in Morocco
Tajine / طجين
Tajine is cooked in a traditional Moroccan Tajine pot, this dish’s ingredients can have a lot of varieties with the main ingredients being fish, meat and chicken or a lot of vegetables.
Couscous / كسكس
Couscous (other names include Seksu or Kouskous) is mostly eaten on Fridays after the Friday sermon, is buttered and steamed.
Bastilla / بسطيلة
Bastilla is a chicken, meat or seafood pie made using light pastry shells, fried almonds, cinnamon and powdered sugar in the chicken variation.
Harira / حريرة
Harira (known as well as hareera or shorba) is a rich tomato soup with flower, lentils, chickpeas, beaten eggs and meat or chicken.
Bissara / بيصارة
Bissara is a rich hearty soup prepared from peas with olive oil and cumin. Eaten for breakfast, lunch and even for dinner with Moroccan bread.
Le’Des / Le3des / عدس
Le’Des (le3des / 3adass / ‘dess / 3dess) is a Moroccan lentil soup with carrots and potatoes and additionally meat.
Shua / Mechoui / مشوي
Shua (also known as Mechoui) is mostly eaten after Eidh al-Adha (Festival of Sacrifice), this is spiced, and seasoned lamb meat slow roasted. Great with mint tea.
Charmilla is a tomato and egg sauce eaten with bread. Easy to make and great as a breakfast.
Chebbekkia / Chebakia / شباكية
Chebbekkia (Chebakia or Mkharka) is a honeyed sweet cookie with sesame seeds eaten to break the fast in Ramadan.
Kebda / كبدة
Kebda (also known as Kabda, or Kubdah) a dish made from liver. Strong taste and needs to learn to be eaten but if seasoned correctly very good.
Kersha / Lamb Tripe
Kersha is lamb stomach cut into pieces. Served with chickpeas and eaten with bread.
Lham Mbagger is a typical Moroccan dish made of simmered cow meat or lamb meat that has been marinated and served with olives, prunes and almonds.
Djaz Mhammer / Djaj Mhamer/ M'qualli
Djaz Mhammer is a typical Moroccan dish made of grilled chicken served with olives, vegetables and fries.
Msemmen / ملوي
Msemmen (Msemen, Mlawi, Melwi, or Rghayef) is a pancake eaten as breakfast or lunch which also has filled variants with chicken or cheese. Great with mint tea.
Amlou / أملو
Amlou is a dip mixture of argan oil, grounded almonds and honey served with afternoon mint tea and bread.
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