Easy Maakouda

August 26, 2021 / By Foodland

Easy Maakouda

“Many cultures have a version of this dish that has been passed down through my family. My own grandmother, Laaba Djellali, used to make this for my mother in Algeria when she was growing up. I never met my grandmother, so this is my way of feeling connected to her through her cooking.”
- Malika Dudley, KITV4 Meteorologist
Instagram: @MalikaDudley
Course Main Course
Servings 4 Servings


  • 5 Potatoes
  • 2 Eggs
  • 0.5 onion
  • handful of italian parsley(to taste)
  • leftover meat(omit to make this a vegetarian dish)
  • salt and pepper(to taste)
  • olive oil(for frying)
  • optional: shredded cheese of choice


  1. Boil and mash potatoes.
  2. Chop leftover meat, onion and parsley
  3. Mix all ingredients together. Optional: add cheese.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Form patties with the mixture.
  6. Heat olive oil in a pan.
  7. Fry patties until brown.
  8. Serve with a fresh side salad.


 Leftovers are delicious as a brunch item with avocado, an over easy egg and sauerkraut.
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