Berkoukes - Algerian Lamb Couscous , an interactive recipe on QOOQ

Berkoukes - Algerian Lamb Couscous
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Recipe characteristics

Ingredients used in recipe:

Shoulder of Lamb, Israeli Couscous (Ptitim), Zucchini, Turnip, Chickpeas (Canned), Yellow Lentil, Carrot(s), Potato(es), Tomato, Onion, Garlic, Bay Leaf, Paprika, Ras El Hanout, Cinnamon (Ground), ...

Type of dish:

Hot Soups > Soups > Appetizers

Preparation time:

1 hour 0 minutes

Difficulty / Price / Calories:

Easy / Inexpensive / 518 kcal

Word from the chef

In Algeria, a Berkoukes is a complete meal that is most often prepared during the winter months.
The Berkoukes are prepared with Israeli (or giant) couscous which can be found in Middle Eastern or Asian grocery stores. If you cannot find it, use farfalle pasta instead.

Recipe overview

  1. Peel and finely dice the carrot, potato, zucchini and turnip.
  2. Blanch the tomato and cut it into pieces.
  3. Peel and mince the onion.
  4. Cut the meat into medium-sized pieces.
  5. Peel and degerm the ...

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