Maghrebi Charoset is a dried fruit and nut based paste served during the Jewish celebration of Passover by Jews from Northwest Africa.
Charoset Maghrebi from the Wikibooks Cookbook—original source of recipe, licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License
- 1½ cup white raisins
- ½ cup dried apricots or dried peaches, chopped
- juice of two oranges
- ¼ cup chopped almonds
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1 tsp ginger, preferably freshly grated
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons matsoh meal
- Plump dried fruit in juice.
- Mash reconstituted fruit with almond and spices to get a mortar-like texture.
- Adjust texture with matsoh meal and if needed, sweeten with honey.
- Serve as part of the seder.
- The north-west African tradition uses bitter greens such as endive rather than horseradish with the charoseth.