Moroccan Maakouda: Potato Fried Pancakes

Moroccan Maakouda is a sort of Moroccan potato pancakes usually eaten as an appetizer, a side or as a filling in a crusty sandwich. This small, well-spiced potato pancakes, with multiple flavors will make you travel. Appreciated much more by children..

This Moroccan recipe is perfect for a quick and flavorful side dish or light meal ! 

What you will need :

  • 3 potatoes cut into cubes
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley and cilantro
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • a little flour


    Cook the whole potatoes with the skin on in boiling water. Once cooked, let them cool and then peel them. then, crush the potatoes so as to obtain a fairly smooth mashed potato.

    Add the  eggs, salt and pepper, cumin, finely chopped garlic and chopped parsley. Then mix everything well.

    Then, using a spoon or by hand, form a medium-sized ball of mash. Roll it in flour then flatten it to form a pancake.

    In a frying pan, pour frying oil. Once hot, add the pancakes. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side to obtain a nice golden color. Once cooked, place the patties on absorbent paper to remove excess fat.

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