How to make Moroccan Stew at home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

One of my friends, who is a chef and specializes in Moroccan cuisines recommended Moroccan Stew to me. Certainly, I was unaware. So she assisted me in making Moroccan Stew at home for the first time. I was totally blown by its taste and texture and I pledged to cook it every weekend and invite my friends over for dinner.

This Moroccan stew recipe is an outstanding combination of varied spices and vegetables, conspiring to make one of the best dishes you have ever tasted. Although, it is cooked slowly and takes much time, trust me, it’s worth your efforts.

This Moroccan Stew Recipe is highly recommended if you are a big foodie. You can easily learn how to make Moroccan Stew at home by adhering to the below mentioned exquisite Moroccan Stew Recipe.

But before jumping to the recipe, let’s check out all the ingredients that are required to make this Moroccan Stew at home.

Ingredients for Moroccan Stew

For Spice Mixture

Ingredients Amount
Ground cinnamon1 tsp
Ground cumin1 tsp
Kosher Salt1 tsp
Ground ginger1/2 tsp
Ground cloves1/4 tsp
Ground nutmeg1/4 tsp
Ground turmeric1/4 tsp
Curry powder1/8 tsp

For Stew Vegetables

Ingredients Amount
Butter1 tbsp
Sweet onion, chopped1
Finely shredded kale2 cups
Organic vegetable broth4 (14 ounce) can
Garbanzo beans (drained)1 (15 ounce) can
Large potatoes, peeled and diced3
Sweet potatoes, peeled and diced2
Large carrots, chopped4
Dried lentils, rinsed1 cup
Chopped dried apricots1/2 cup
Honey 1 tsp
Ground black pepper, to taste 1 tsp
Cornstarch1 tsp
Water1 tsp
Diced tomatoes, undrained1 (14.5ounce) can

You can get all these ingredients from any supermarket near your home. Now let’s check out the time required to make the Moroccan Stew at home.

How Much Time Would it Take ?

Preparation time Cooking time Total time
30 min40 min1 hr 10 min

Now is the time that we all have been waiting for. I still remember the time when I was excited to know the recipe of Moroccan Stew. I think you must be excited now, so without waiting more, let’s check out the exact recipe.

Moroccan Stew Recipe

Moroccan Stew recipe
  1. In a pot (preferably large), melt butter over medium heat.
  2. Next, add onion and allow it to cook in butter for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mix all the spices and condiments in a bowl to prepare a spice mixture.
  4. Cook kale and spice mixture for about 2 minutes in the pot subsequently followed by the addition of vegetable broth.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients into broth, one by one.
  6. Bring it to boil. Then allow the vegetables to cook over a simmer for about half an hour.
  7. Sprinkle black pepper as well.
  8. Now, cornstarch is to be dissolved in water and added to the stew.
  9. Simmer, remove from heat after 5 minutes.

Now your Moroccan Stew is ready. You can have or serve this Moroccan Stew with rice to your family and they’ll love it.

Nutritional Information of Moroccan Stew

This Moroccan Stew contains a variety of vegetables, so it is healthy for us. But to measure how much, I’ve added a nutritional breakdown of the nutrients present in Moroccan Stew.

Protein19.5 g
Carbohydrates110.6 g
Dietary fibre24 g
Sugars23.2 g
Fat4.2 g
Saturated fat1.5 g
Cholesterol5.1 mg
Vitamin A 26614.3 IU
Vitamin b61.4 mg
Vitamin C80 mg
Calcium196.2 mg
Iron7.5 mg
Magnesium148.8 mg
Potassium2046 mg

Note : The nutritional information presented here is subjected to variation.

How to Make Moroccan Stew at Home | Video

For your ease, I’ve added a video of the recipe of Moroccan Stew. I hope the video will make it easier for you to make it at home.

Video by Victoria’s Creative Kitchen

I hope you’ve liked this recipe of Moroccan Stew. I highly recommend you make this Moroccan Stew at your your and share your experience your experience in the comments section.

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