6 (Algerian)

List by: atasneem, created: 04 Oct 2020, updated: 04 Oct 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Algeria is a country in North Africa. There is much wide range of foods prepared in Algeria. People in Algeria loves to eat street food. Here is the list of popular street foods of Algeria.

1. Garantita

Algerian Chickpea Pie (Algerian)

Garantita is a popular Algerian street food item that is consumed as a snack and prepared as a kind of cake or tart. The dough is made with a combination of chickpea flour, oil, spices, and water. It is then covered with a beaten egg and baked in the oven until it develops a golden-brown colour on top. Garantita is typically served hot, dressed with harissa and cumin.

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2. Mahjouba


Mahjouba is a traditional Algerian pancake that is one of the most popular street food items in the country. These thick and flaky pancakes are made with semolina, then filled with a combination of tomatoes and caramelized onions. Mahjouba is often paired with harissa sauce on the side, but the condiment is completely optional

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3. Couscous

كُسْكُس,‎ kuskus (Algerian) (Libyan) (Moroccan) (...)

Couscous is a Maghrebi (Northwest Africa) dish made of small steamed balls of semolina, usually served with a stew spooned on top. Couscous is a staple food in Morocco.

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4. Maghrebi Mint Tea

Moroccan Tea, Touareg Tea, Sahrawi Mint Tea (Algerian) (Mauritanian) (Moroccan) (...)

Maghrebi Mint Tea is a green tea prepared with spearmint leaves and sugar, traditional to the Greater Maghreb region.

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5. Harissa

هريسة, Harissa sauce (Algerian) (Libyan) (Moroccan) (...)

Harissa is a Maghrebi hot chili pepper paste, the main ingredients of which are roasted red peppers, Baklouti pepper, serrano peppers, and other hot chili peppers, spices, and herbs such as garlic paste, coriander seed, saffron, rose, or caraway, as well as some vegetable or olive oil for preservation. It is most closely associated with Tunisia, Libya, Algeria, and Morocco.

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6. Usban

Osban (Algerian) (Egyptian) (Libyan) (...)

Usban is a traditional kind of sausage in Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya, stuffed with a mixture of rice, herbs, lamb, chopped liver, and heart.

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