Famous Food In Algeria
Updated: Dec 11, 2021
The cuisine of Algeria is influenced by Algeria's interactions and exchanges with other cultures and nations over the centuries. It is characterized by wealth derived from both land and sea products.
Here Are 29 Algerian Traditional dishes you should try in Algeria.
Chorba Frik (also called El Jari outside of the capital), is famous mainly in the northern regions of Algeria.
The main ingredient is frik, which is frequently used in many Algerian dishes. It is a tomato-based soup made with meat, onion, and chickpeas. The dish is seasoned with spices such as mint or coriander, which give the dish a typical oriental flavor.
It is eaten as a main course every day of Ramadan.
It is believed this soup helps with digestion and prepares an empty stomach for the various delicious traditional dishes to come.
Harira is a famous food in Algeria & Morocco. Recipes for this dish vary from region to region.
Algerian Harira is often composed of lamb, chicken, or beef simmered with vegetables (zucchini, carrots, potatoes, onion, chickpeas, tomatoes, lentils, onions), olive oil, rice, beaten eggs, spices, and herbs (celery, coriander, and parsley). A dash of lemon juice may be sprinkled on top to enhance its taste further.
A popular starter, it is mostly eaten during Ramadan.