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Kefta Bel Harsh - Moroccan Meatballs with Rice

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Moroccan cuisine has various meatball dishes. The most popular one is "Kefta bMatecha" which is meatballs cooked in a tomato sauce topped is eggs. Today, I am going to show you how to make a unique meatball dish from Rabt, the capital of Morocco, and my city! It's called "Kefta Bel Harsh" which is meatballs rolled with rice and cooked in a savory sauce. This is a super easy delicious dish that I hope you will share with your family and friends! Enjoy!

Cooking Recipe

1 lb Ground Beef
1 Medium Onion Grated
2 Medium Eggs
1 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper
1/2 cup of Parsley chopped
1/2 cup of Rice
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1 pinch of Saffron
1/4 tsp Turmeric

For Sauce:
1/2 Medium Onion Grated
2 tsp Vegetable Oil
2 cup of Water
1/2 tsp Butter

Start off by mixing all the ingredients for the meatball in a bowl together. Add in 1 egg and 1 egg yolk into the mix and mix more. After the mix is done place in refrigerator for 1 hour. After it has been stored in the refrigerator for an hour take out and start to make meatballs.

Start to make the sauce by getting a pot with vegetable oil. Add in the onions, spices, and butter for about 2-3 minutes. Add in the meatballs and cook for about 25-30 minutes in medium heat.

After 30 minutes have gone by transfer meatballs to a plate and cook the sauce until it is reduced. Add salt, pepper, and cinnamon to the sauce reduce then add back the meatballs and serve hot.

Kefta Bel Harsh - Moroccan Meatballs with Rice


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