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Discovering the Hearty Moroccan Harira Soup: A Flavorful and Nutritious Tradition

Comforting and flavorful Moroccan Harira soup!

Harira Soup

t's a hearty and nutritious soup made with a combination of lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes, and various herbs and spices

Harira soup is a traditional and beloved dish in Moroccan cuisine, often enjoyed during Ramadan and other special occasions

Harira Soup

  • 1 can of chickpeas

  • 100 g green lentils

  • 1 onion

  • 40 g coriander

  • 40 g flat leaf parsley

  • 2 celery sticks

  • 2 tomatoes

  • 1 cm piece of ginger root

  • 100 g tomato paste (pure)

  • 60 g vermicelli/ crushed spaghetti

  • 1 cube of vegan stock

  • 1 heaped teaspoon of flour

  • 2 teaspoon cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoon turmeric

  • 2 teaspoon of cumin powder

  • olive oil (optional)


1. Add lentils and water in a pot and cook for about 15-20 minutes

2. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat or user water frying method. Add onion and ginger and sauté for 3-4 min. Add chopped celery sticks and sauté for another 3- 4 minutes

3. Add all the spices, stir in chopped tomatoes and continue to simmer for another 3-4 minutes

4. Add broth and bring to boil

5. Stir in lentils, chickpeas and tomato pure

6. Place flour in a small bowl. Take few spoons of the liquid from the soup and add the flour. Mix well until there are no lumps. When adding flour to soups it is always a good idea to use this technique to ensure there are no lumps in the soup. Cook for another 3 minutes

7. Add vermicelli/ spaghetti and cook for another 5 minutes

8. Serve with lemon wedges

Happy Cooking 👩‍🍳👩‍🍳👩‍🍳

Ingredients on Display for Harira Soup
Ingredients for Harira Soup

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