Harcha is a type of Moroccan bread that is cooked on the stovetop. Usually served for breakfast; during tea time with jam or with honey and butter syrup. Or at the afternoon snack time .
- 230 g semolina
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 60 g butter at room temperature
- 90 ml milk
- 3 tablespoons zaatar
- 2 tablespoons finely chopped black olives
• In a bowl mix the dry ingredients, the semolina, zaatar, olives, baking powder and salt .
• Add the soft butter to this ingredients ; mix them together with your hands untill it will be stiff.
• Add the milk and mix again , until you obtain a dough consistency. Let the harcha dough rest for 20 minutes to allow the semolina flour to absorb the milk.
• Divide the dough into equal sized balls and coat it with more smolina on each side to obtain a crispy texture once cooked.
• Place them in a warm pan over medium-low heat and cook on each side for 5 minutes or until golden .
• Serve warm with honey or jam. 🙂