Carrot Macharmal - Moroccan Spiced Carrot Salad Recipe Video

A delicious spiced carrot salad that is very popular in Morocco.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2


 Carrots5 Medium, peeled
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon
 Parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cumin1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 288 Calories from Fat 208

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.3%

Saturated Fat 3.3 g16.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 604.1 mg25.2%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23%

Sugars 7.7 g

Protein 3 g5.5%

Vitamin A 548.8% Vitamin C 38.6%

Calcium 9.1% Iron 14.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Cut each carrot into half horizontally. Slice each half into further half lengthwise. Make ā€œVā€ shaped cut into the core and remove it. Cut the carrots in little cubes.

2. In a pot, bring water to boil on medium heat. Add the carrots and garlic cloves. Let them cook for 15-20 minutes. Drain the carrots and garlic from the water.
3. In a cooking pan, heat olive oil, add the cooked carrots with the garlic, parsley and the spices. Stir constantly and mash the carrots while they are cooking. This will take around 20 minutes. Turn off the heat.

4. In a serving plate, serve the carrot salad with crusty bread or as it is.

This salad can be served warm or cold depending on the season.

Editors Review

Wondering how to prepare a carrot salad. Here is a traditional Moroccan spiced carrot salad just perfect for you. This salad is easy to make but extremely delicious. This salad is flavored with garlic, pepper, cumin and paprika for that spicy touch. Serve this spicy salad with bread and enjoy!