16 Best Top Foods You Must Try in Morocco

Tajine / طجين

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 / كسكس

Couscous (other names include Seksu or Kouskous) is mostly eaten on Fridays after the Friday sermon, is buttered and steamed.

Bastilla / بسطيلة

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 / 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 / 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 / عدس

Le’Des (le3des / 3adass / ‘dess / 3dess) is a Moroccan lentil soup with carrots and potatoes and additionally meat.

Shua / Mechoui / مشوي‎

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

Charmilla

Charmilla is a tomato and egg sauce eaten with bread. Easy to make and great as a breakfast.

Chebbekkia / Chebakia / شباكية

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 / 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 / Lamb Tripe

Kersha is lamb stomach cut into pieces. Served with chickpeas and eaten with bread.

Lham Mbagger

Lham Mbagger

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 / Djaj Mhamer/ M'qualli

Djaz Mhammer is a typical Moroccan dish made of grilled chicken served with olives, vegetables and fries.

Msemmen / ملوي

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 / أملو‎

Amlou is a dip mixture of argan oil, grounded almonds and honey served with afternoon mint tea and bread.

Moroccan Whiskey / Mint Tea / شاي بالنعناع

Moroccan Whiskey / Mint Tea / شاي بالنعناع

Moroccan Whiskey is made with Chinese tea, mint leaves and sugar to create the best whiskey ever. The first glass is as gentle as life, the second is as strong as love, the third is as bitter as death

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