Moroccan Tfaya Couscous Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Moroccan Tfaya Couscous

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Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken, cut into 8 parts
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 coriander parsley bouquet
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Stock
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of saffron
  • 1 tsp white pepper
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • For the tfaya:
  • 5 big onions, sliced
  • 1 cup dried raisins, soaked in water
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 3 cinnamon stick
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. orange blossom water
  • For the couscous:
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Roasted almonds to serve

How to Prepare

  1. Heat the oil in a pan, and cook in the chicken from both side until golden brown.
  2. Add the spices, onion, saffron and coriander parsley bouquet.
  3. Add MAGGI® chicken stock cubes and about 2 cups of water.
  4. Cover and let cook until chicken is tender.
  5. Add the chickpeas to chicken when it’s done and keep cooking for 10 minutes more.
  6. Meanwhile, Heat the canola oil in a frying pan, and add the onions. Cook until tender.
  7. Add the cinnamon, sticks, honey and raisins... let’s caramelize on low heat until we obtain an onion marmalade.
  8. Add the orange blossom water and remove from the heat.
  9. Mix the couscous with water and olive oil in a large bowl. Cover and let it steam for 15 minutes.
  10. Serve the steamed couscous topped with chicken chickpeas sauce and onion marmalade then sprinkle with almonds.

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