Djerbian Rice

Tunisian Recipe

  • Easy
  • 1h 15
  • 4 Servings
  • Savoury

This is a Tunisian dish, made from rice, vegetables, tomato paste, beef or poultry, and liver steamed altogether. It is flavored with harissa, ground coriander and ground dried mint.


  • 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
  • 50g of parsley, chopped
  • 250g of spinach, coarsely chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup of chickpeas
  • ½ of green peas
  • 1 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 200g of liver and heart, cut into medium cubes
  • 200g of chicken breast or beef, cut into small cubes
  • 1 cup of rice (washed and uncooked)
  • ¼ cup of vegetable oil
  • Seasoning: turmeric, ground coriander, harissa, ground dried mint, paprika, salt and pepper
  • The recipe is very easy: mix all the ingredients together and leave to steam for nearly 1 hour, and mix it every 10 to 15 minutes.
  • No other instructions, just bring your appetite and enjoy the Djerbian rice!