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Embark on a flavorful journey with Maaqouda, a beloved dish that graces Moroccan tables with its crispy exterior and tender potato goodness. Learn the art of creating these delightful potato patties, perfect for any occasion.
2 lbs Potatoes (0.9 kg), peeled and grated
1 Onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped
1 tsp Cumin Powder
1 tsp Paprika
Salt and Pepper to taste
Vegetable Oil for frying
Prepare the Potatoes:
Grate the peeled potatoes and place them in a clean kitchen towel. Squeeze out excess moisture.
In a large bowl, combine grated potatoes, chopped onion, fresh parsley, eggs, cumin powder, paprika, salt, and pepper. Mix well.
Shape into Patties:
Take a handful of the mixture and shape it into flat patties, ensuring they hold together.
Fry to Perfection:
Heat vegetable oil in a pan. Fry the potato patties until golden brown on both sides. Ensure the potatoes are cooked through.
Drain Excess Oil:
Place the fried Maaqouda on a paper towel to absorb any excess oil.
Serve Maaqouda as an appetizer, snack, or a side dish. These potato patties are a crowd-pleaser and pair wonderfully with a variety of sauces.
Maaqouda brings the essence of Moroccan comfort food to your table a symphony of potatoes, spices, and herbs crisped to perfection, inviting you to savor every bite.