Pastry with dried fruit and seeds

Original name : Sellou

Where Homemade
When Snack food
Taste Spicy, Sweet
Price $ $ $ $
Where
Homemade
When
Snack food
Taste
Spicy, Sweet
Price
$ $ $ $
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Not really a cake, « Sellou » is an amazing sweetness of Morocco.
Take some roasted flour (in the oven), add almonds, sesame, fennel seeds (roasted and ground), then the honey and melted butter. Mix well all preparations, it is ready. This is the « Sellou ».
A kind of sweet powder that served on a plate, decorated with fried almonds, accompanied by a glass of mint tea.

For the month of Ramadan, Moroccans are preparing large quantities. It is consumed during the fasting month for its nutritional qualities. With dried fruit and honey, « Sellou » provide the energy to resist the fasting.
About this dish
In the local culture - For everyday
Special occasion - Ramadan
SpicySlightly spicy
How to eat it - With a spoon
Caloric valueVery High
Temperature - Room temperature
Vegetarian
Allergy - Contains gluten (wheat)
- Contains nuts (example: Almond)
Difficulty of preparationVery difficult
How to cook - Bake
Cooked - Raw - Cooked
Components
  • Sugar
  • Flour
  • Cinnamon
  • Honey
  • Butter
  • Vegetable oil
  • Almond
  • Fennel seed
  • Sesame
  • Side food

    Mint tea

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