The five cities of Algeria’s Mzab region all have their own version of these indulgent savoury pancakes. They might be fat or thin, soft or crunchy, round or square…. But the basic elements are always the same: a hearty meat filling made with onions, tomatoes and scrambled eggs, wrapped inside a semolina pancake. In-keeping with the spirit of this dish of many faces, here’s yet another version; HappyHmisa’s veggie maghlouga!
This vegetarian tajine takes its inspiration from traditional Algerian dishes. With tangy preserved lemons and oodles of olives, this meal packs a flavourful punch, while the heaps of root vegetables will keep your stomach feeling full.
No changes are needed to “veggie-up” this traditional dish that hails from the capital Algiers. It’s already vegetarian and is packed with fresh flavours so it’s as tasty as they come.
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This tasty twist on a traditional classic is packed full of protein and fibre for a healthy vegetarian recipe that makes no concessions on flavour.
Inspired by Algeria’s Tajine El Khoukh, this vegetarian recipe uses a mixture of beans and cheese for maximum flavour. Tajine El Khoukh literally translates as ‘peach tagine’, so-called because the beautiful crunchy potato dumplings look like miniature blushing peaches.
A simple and traditional recipe straight out of Kabylie. Today, with modern techniques and ingredients, this comforting and well-rounded dish is easier to prepare than ever.