How To Make Masfouf

How To Make Masfouf – Salty

Masfouf is a Tunisian dish prepared with couscous and served during special occasions, including festivals and holidays. The original Masfouf recipe contains butter and nuts. However, you can also add your favorite veggies and ingredients for the preparation. Let us now get started with Masfouf. Read on!


  • 500 grams of couscous
  • Two sliced mushrooms
  • 400 milliliters of water
  • Salt to taste
  • Two tablespoons of butter or vegetable oil
  • A half tablespoon of dry coriander leaves
  • A half tablespoon of dry chives leaves
  • Two chopped tomatoes
  • 150 grams of steak
  • Parsley leaves
  • One beef stock cube
  • One tablespoon of curry powder


  1. Wash the steak and add it to the pot
  2. Season the steak with chives, beef stock, coriander, and 200ml of water and salt to taste
  3. Cook until the steak is tenderer
  4. Set aside the broth
  5. Now fry the steak in a grilling pan
  6. Set aside the dried steak
  7. Add the couscous to a small or medium-sized bowl
  8. Next, pour in boiling water
  9. Add the couscous to a pot and set on fire
  10. Now, add 200ml of boiling water, pour in the steak broth, one tablespoon of curry, one teaspoon of vegetable oil, and salt to taste
  11. Cook the couscous and bring it down from the fire
  12. Set aside the cooked couscous
  13. Heat the frying pan and add one teaspoon of vegetable oil and stir in mushrooms, tomatoes, and sweetcorn
  14. Continue frying to make the veggies dry
  15. Pour into the couscous and start stirring the ingredients
  16. Garnish with fried steak and parsley leaves based on your preferences
  17. Serve the warm dish to your family or friends