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Harira oranaise.png
Moroccan harira from Oran.
Type Soup
Place of origin Algeria and Morocco [1]
Main ingredients Flour, tomatoes, lentils, chickpeas, onions, rice, meat (beef, lamb, or chicken), olive oil
Cookbook: Harira  Media: Harira

Harira is the traditional soup of Algeria and Morocco.[2] [3] [4] It is popular as a starter but is also eaten on its own as a light snack.


Harira's base-recipe is composed of the following ingredients, and may vary depending on regions:

Lemon juice can also be added at serving time as well as salt and turmeric.

It is usually served with hard-boiled eggs sprinkled with salt and cumin, dates and other favorite dried fruits like figs, traditional honey sweets and other home-made special breads or crepes. It is served with slices of lemon in Algeria.

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