Tajine zrodiya (Carrot and lamb tagine)

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This tagine comes from Tripoli in Libya.

Tajine zrodiya (Carrot and lamb tagine)
Servings:Serves 6
Calories per serving:604
Ready in:1 hour 30 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:1 hour 15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:21st January 2013

Best recipe review

North African heaven!


About as authentic as it gets.



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  1. Place all the ingredients, excluding the last 4 in a large pan and fry for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add enough water to cover by 5 cm and bring to the boil.
  3. Lower the heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
  4. Add the carrots, re-cover and simmer for a further 20-30 minutes until the meat and carrots are cooked.
  5. Stir in the coriander or parsley and simmer vigorously until the sauce has reduced and thickened a little.
  6. When serving, sprinkle with the olives and lemon juice.

Serving suggestions

Serve with rice pilav or spaghetti.


You can use replace the lamb with a 1.5 kg chicken which has been cut into serving pieces.

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