Chopped mallow is steamed then sautéed with zesty chermoula and preserved lemon to make a delicious, nutritious salad known as khoubiza or bakkoula. Like things spicy hot? Add some heat with ground cayenne pepper or whole chilis.
Chermoula adds zesty flavor to both the chicken and the spinach stuffing in this Moroccan steamed chicken recipe. A short roast in the oven gives beautiful color.
Learn how to steam couscous the traditional way. The photos and steps below will walk you through the process of tossing couscous with water then steaming it over a pot of simmering broth or water. This method yields light, fluffy couscous that’s not sticky or clumped together.
Learn how to steam broken vermicelli or angel hair pasta (chaariya) for use in traditional Moroccan recipes such as seffa and seffa medfouna.
Seffa Medfouna features savory, saffron-flavored chicken or meat buried within a mound of steamed broken vermicelli or couscous. Raisins, cinnamon, ground almonds and powdered sugar are traditional garnishes.