Harira is the traditional soup of Morocco, It is popular as a starter.
During Ramadan, Harira is traditionally the dish to break the fast. However, it is served throughout the year, and consumed frequently, especially during the winter.

Key info

  • Difficulty : 4/5
  • Prep time : 30 min
  • Cook time : 40 min
  • Serves : 8
Ingredients :
  • 250g lamb diced
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger
  • 50 g of lenses
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of ghee "smen"
  • 40 g vermicelli
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 bunch of cilantro
  • 1 bunch celery, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 3 liters of water
  • 100 g chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 500 g grated tomatoes
  • 4 tablespoon of tomato paste
For tedouira :
  • 150 g flour
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 glasses of water
For decoration :
  • 1 teaspoon chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon of chopped celery
Recipe :

Preparation of tedouira :
  • Mix in a récipiant, flour, water and lemon juice to make a paste liquid and homogeneous.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for a few minutes in a warm place until it rises.
  • Whisk tedouira before use by incorporating a little water so that it again becomes liquid.
Preparation of harira :
  • Rinse and peel the chickpeas.
  • Sort and wash lentils.
  • Cut the meat into pieces.
  • In a saucepan, cook over medium heat meat, lentils, onion, grated tomatoes, chickpeas, coriander, parsley, celery, spices, ghee "smen" and 2 liters of water
  • After boiling, cook over medium heat until the chickpeas are tender. Wet the pot with a quart of warm water.
  • Add tomato paste and stir for 5 minutes.
  • Add tédouira sufficient for a smooth and velvety harira.
  • Cook harira low heat, stirring until the foam formed by the tédouira disappears completely (you can remove it with a spoon).
  • 5 minutes before removing the harira from heat, add the noodles and sprinkle harira with coriander and celery.
Our Advice : The harira is generally eaten with dates.
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in Morocco? it depends on the quality of the restaurant, usually between 2$ for the cheapest (popular) and 10$ for the expensive o
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