Traditional North African Couscous (The Real Way!)
145 mins (prep 120, cooking 25)
25 ingredients
8 servings
This is a recipe for a fantastic traditional couscous dish from Algeria which can also be found in Morocco and Tunisia. Please note: the couscous is to be steamed and not soaked...we call this Ta'am bil marga hamra.

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Serving Size (34.65 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 138.23 Calories from Fat 58.95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6.55g 80.65%
Saturated Fat 1.85g 73.85%
Trans Fat 0.02g %
Cholesterol 4.73mg 12.62%
Sodium 32.74mg 10.91%
Total Carbohydrate 15.9g 42.41%
Dietary Fiber 4.48 g 143.24%
Sugars 2.69 g %
Protein 4.96g 79.29%
Vitamin A 175.35IU% Vitamin C 1.54mg%
Calcium 32.33mg% Iron 1.61mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
skinless chicken pieces, large, medium carrots, large, stalks celery, spice mix, salt & pepper, dried mint, plum tomato, green chili