Libyan Lamb Couscous Recipe | MAGGI® Arabia

Libyan Lamb Couscous

This Libyan Lamb Couscous recipe is an authentic one. This Libyan couscous dish features beef, pumpkin, garbanzo beans and caramelised onions. Check out other recipes in MAGGI® Arabia for more home cooking inspirations.


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1½ kg lamb, with bones, cut into medium size pieces
  • 2 medium onions or 300 g, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 5 cups water or 1250 ml
  • 2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon
  • 3 carrots, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into large cubes
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas
  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into large cubes

How to Prepare

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot, brown the meat lightly then add onions and continue cooking until they become tender.
  2. Season with spices and stir in the tomato paste. Cook for 2 more mins.
  3. Pour the water and add the MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon. Cover and simmer for 1 hour or until the meat is fairly tender.
  4. Add carrots, potatoes and simmer for another 10 mins. Then add chickpeas and zucchinis and cook for another 6 mins.
  5. Serve the Libyan Lamb Couscous hot.

Nutritional Info

Energy: 594.00 Kcal
Protein: 37.00 g
Carbohydrate: 27.00 g
Fats: 37.00 g

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