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Asida (Aseeda)

One of the popular Tunisian dishes that are made on the birth of the prophet is the Asida (Aseeda) or porridge, which is both characterized by its sweetness to the celebration of the birth of the Prophet Mohamed.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Algerian, Moroccan, Tunisian
Keyword: asida
diets: middle eastern
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 266kcal


  • 1/2 liter of water
  • 3 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of honey


  • Put the pot on the stove and pour the flour into it
  • Add the water to the rice and stir
  • Add some salt
  • Complete the stirring without cutting it so that the porridge becomes dry
  • Add the water to the porridge and keep stirring until it becomes smooth and cohesive
  • Put the aside or porridge in a bowl, while it is hot, on a serving plate
  • Don't forget to use honey
  • Pour a little olive oil over the porridge
  • Sprinkle sugar over the porridge
  • For decoration: top the porridge with dates stuffed with pistachios
  • Serve and enjoy your asida!


Calories: 266kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Sodium: 500mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g