Search
Close this search box.

Incredibly Delicious Moroccan Carrot “Zaalouk” Salad

5
(1)

In Morocco, we serve Zaalouk salad as a side dish with fish, chicken, or just toast as
an afternoon healthy snack. This yummy carrot salad can be prepared in less than 30
minutes.

Zaalouk…

Is a Moroccan salad, very popular throughout Al Maghreb, which is always prepared
with eggplant and similar base ingredients. In Arabic, Zaalouk means “purée” or
something soft.

Make your own Moroccan salad with my Zaalouk salad recipe!

Carrot is a favorite for both foodies and dieters alike. It’s a versatile root vegetable, a good source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, and pairs well with many foods (not to mention our fingers ?).

Let’s talk about some amazing carrot facts:

  • Carrot used to be purple before the 17th Century.
  • In the 16th Century Dutch growers cultivated modern day orange carrot by taking mutant strains of the purple, yellow and white carrots and develop them into the sweet, plum, orange variety we have today.
  • Carrot is crunchy, tasty and highly nutritious.
  • Carrot is a weight loss friendly food.
  • A good source of beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin k1, vitamin A, biotin, potassium, vitamin B6, lutein and antioxidants.

Pectin…..

Is the main form of soluble fiber in carrots; soluble fibers can lower blood sugar by slowing down the digestion of sugar and starch, and feed the friendly bacteria in the gut.

Cellulose…..

Is the main form of insoluble fiber in carrots, but also hemicellulose and lignin; insoluble fibers reduces the risk of constipation and promotes regular and healthy bowel movement.

Lutein…..

One of the most common antioxidant in carrots, predominantly found in yellow and orange carrots and is important for eye health.

Immune function….

Vitamin C is another antioxidant that carrots provide, which help our body fight disease and keep it healthy. If you want to know what are antioxidants, and how do they work? Learn here.

My mom has either to make carrot juice or salads, she never missed it from our lunch salads selection. She tried her best to persuade me to eat it often, because it will help me see in the dark. And yes for real, I grow up loving carrots…

I made this carrot salad very quickly in my instant pot 10-in-1, I purchased it last year during Black Friday sale, and I really love it…..I can easily make lunch or dinner in no time.

Cutting carrots for salad

Delicious Carrot Salad

  • 1 lb. carrot
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 5 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon parsley
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  1. Peel off carrot skin and cut it either oblique or roll cut.
  2. Add olive oil to the instant pot or pressure cooker, carrot, garlic and all spices.
  3. Set instant pot at pressure cooker, custom 10 mins.
  4. Once time is up, open safely the pot and mash carrots with the masher or fork.
  5. Since carrot is composed of water, there will be some water remaining inside the pot just set the pot to sauté.
  6. Once water is all evaporated then add cilantro, parsley and lemon.
  7. Allow the salad to cool down or serve hot as preferred.

Please enjoy!

By Ahlam 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 5 / 5. Vote count: 1

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

19 Comments

  1. You’re actually a good webmaster. The site loading speed is incredible.
    It sort of feels that you are doing any unique trick. Also, the contents are masterwork.
    you’ve performed a excellent process on this subject! Similar here:
    tani sklep and also here:
    Sklep online

  2. Hey! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with
    SEO? I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good results.

    If you know of any please share. Kudos! You can read similar blog here: Sklep

  3. Hi! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with Search Engine Optimization? I’m trying to get my website to rank
    for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good
    success. If you know of any please share. Thanks!

    I saw similar text here: Backlink Portfolio

  4. Hey there! Do you know if they make any plugins to assist with Search Engine Optimization? I’m trying to
    get my website to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m not seeing very good results.
    If you know of any please share. Appreciate it! I saw similar blog here:
    Backlink Portfolio

  5. Henrydow says:

    purple pharmacy mexico price list: cmq pharma – medicine in mexico pharmacies

  6. Evija says:

    Being a champion means acting like one. You have to be a good sport, learn how to win, and not give up when you lose. 온라인카지노

  7. EdwardScews says:

    http://foruspharma.com/# mexican drugstore online

  8. Davidthirm says:

    canadian neighbor pharmacy: my canadian pharmacy reviews – canadian discount pharmacy

  9. Michaeljep says:

    buy medicines online in india: indianpharmacy com – Online medicine order

  10. Davidthirm says:

    pharmacies in canada that ship to the us: pharmacy com canada – canadian pharmacy review

  11. Davidthirm says:

    medication from mexico pharmacy: mexican rx online – mexico drug stores pharmacies

  12. Davidthirm says:

    best online pharmacy india: best online pharmacy india – indian pharmacy paypal

  13. EdwardScews says:

    https://canadapharmast.com/# best online canadian pharmacy

  14. Davidthirm says:

    india pharmacy: п»їlegitimate online pharmacies india – indian pharmacy paypal

  15. Michaeljep says:

    indian pharmacy: indian pharmacy online – indian pharmacy paypal

  16. Davidthirm says:

    indian pharmacy: mail order pharmacy india – п»їlegitimate online pharmacies india

  17. Michaeljep says:

    mexican border pharmacies shipping to usa: mexican mail order pharmacies – buying from online mexican pharmacy

  18. MyronLak says:

    https://paxloviddelivery.pro/# paxlovid price
    how can i get generic clomid online [url=http://clomiddelivery.pro/#]cost generic clomid[/url] where buy generic clomid

  19. ThomasVet says:

    http://ciprodelivery.pro/# cipro online no prescription in the usa

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *