Algerian Dishes

7 Algerian Dishes You Have To Try

Algerian dishes are typical of Northern African cooking, with some wonderful flavours and a wide array of spices. It is the sort of food that as soon as you taste just one dish, you will wonder where it has been your whole life.

You might not be able to travel there right now, but we wanted to highlight some of the best recipes from the region. These recipes come from the very best food bloggers in the world, so make sure to bookmark their sites.

The beauty with these meals is that they are mainly suited to sharing. All you have to do is round up some family or friends and get cooking…

The Best Algerian Dishes

1. Lemon and Poppy Seed Ghoriba Biscuits

Ghoriba biscuits are traditionally found in North Africa. Much like shortbread, they crumble when forming the dough but toughen up post-bake.

Recipe created by Jess.

2. Makrout

A wonderfully rich cake that is made using pecan nuts and which is perfectly sweet. The end design is beyond pretty.

Recipe created by Delices D’Orient.

3. Mesfouf

A steamed sweet couscous that is one of the classic Algerian dishes that you simply cannot live without. Ideal to serve with grilled meat or fish.

Recipe created by Famidha.

4. Tuna Bourek

The tuna stuffing is wonderfully flavoursome; you can choose to either deep fry or oven bake this delicious snack.

Recipe created by Nancy.

Algerian Dishes

5. Algerian Potato Patties

A simple little snack that has some traditional North African spices added to take it to another level. Not only quick to prepare, but also super tasty.

Recipe created by Meriem.

Algerian Dishes

6. Algerian Shakshouka

This recipes is made with eggs poached in tomato sauce along paprika, red and green pepper and onions. Shakshuka origin’s come from North Africa; it is considered one of the most famous Middle Eastern breakfast recipes.

Recipe created by Ramadan Tips.

Algerian Dishes

7. Algerian Chicken With Chickpeas

A warm stew with lots of wholesome ingredients to fill you up including chickpeas and potatoes. The spice blend is what really brings this dish alive.

Recipe created by LDS’s Mom.

Algerian Dishes

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