Sellou

Sellou Recipe

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About Sellou Recipe:

 Sellou, the Moroccan Energy Mix but with a healthy twist.Moroccan sellou, also called sfouf or less commonly zmita, is a rich, nutty confection of ground fried almonds, ground toasted unhulled sesame seeds, and browned flour. Flavored with cinnamon and anise and sweetened with honey or sugar, sellou might be presented as a powdery, decorated cone; as a rounded, molded mound; or as compact bite-sized balls or squares. Butter, which adds flavor and binds the ingredients, can be adjusted in quantity to vary the texture from dry and sandy to moist and pliable

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  • 40 mins
  • 14 Ingredients
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Ingredients for Sellou Recipe

  • 150 gram whole wheat flour
  • 100 gram stone ground whole wheat flour
  • 250 gram sesame seeds
  • 150 gram raw almonds
  • 100 gram roasted almonds
  • piece Some Arabic gum
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 25 gram Brown Sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1-2 tablespoon ground anise
  • 1/2 Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 50 gram honey
  • 200 milliliter olive oil
Nutrition
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MacroNutrients
  • Carbs
  • Protein
  • Fiber
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  • Fat
Vitamins & Minerals
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
  • Vitamin B2
  • Vitamin B3
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
  • Zinc

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment

Directions

How to Make Sellou Recipe

STEP 01

First, we need to brown the flour. In a baking pan, spread the stone-ground whole-wheat flour, and discard the leftover particles. Add the whole wheat flour and mix and toss them well.

STEP 02

Spread the flour mix in the baking pan and place it in a preheated oven to 200°c / 395°f for 45 minutes, stir the flour mix every 10 minutes so that the flour bakes evenly and doesn

STEP 03

T burn.

STEP 04

The flour mix is ready when it has a golden brownish color and doesn

STEP 05

T taste raw anymore.

STEP 06

To make the almond butter, toast 150 grams of raw almonds in the oven at 180 c / 350 f for 15 minutes. Let them cool, then place in a blender and mix them well. From time to time, stir the almond mixture to evenly spread it in the blender.

STEP 07

Keep mixing for 10-12 minutes until the almond powder starts releasing its natural oil and transforms into a creamy texture.

STEP 08

Place the sesame seeds in a pan, and roast them on a medium flame for a few minutes until they lose their raw taste and start popping.

STEP 09

Place the roasted sesame seeds in a blender and mix until the sesame seeds are half pounded.

STEP 10

Place the gum arabic pebbles on a flat surface, add the sugar, and then grind them with the bottom of a cup until you get a fine powder. Also, take the 100 grams of almonds and chop them into a coarse mixture.

STEP 11

Blend the brown sugar in a blender until you get a fine texture, grate the nutmeg.

STEP 12

Mix the ingredients in a large mixing bowl, combine the following ingredients the flour mix, the sesame seeds, crushed almonds, gum arabic powder, ground cinnamon, ground anise, ground nutmeg, salt, and almond butter. Mix well until well integrated.

STEP 13

Add powdered brown sugar, honey, and olive oil. Mix until all ingredients are combined.

STEP 14

Taste sellou and adjust sweetness (powdered brown sugar or honey) to your preference., knead the sellou for 5 minutes until you get a homogenous paste.

STEP 15

You can present sellou as is on a plate and decorate it with blanched roasted almonds.

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