Servings for 8 persons Preparation Time: 25 min Cooking time: 120min


1Kg Extra Medium Semolina
2 onions
2 cloves garlic
100g chickpeas
1 bunch of mint, thyme, wild mint, oregano, celery, coriander and other herbs except parsley
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Salt, pepper, cumin

Preparation instruction
Remember to have enough mint that will provide particular taste to the tikerbabine balls


  1. Chop all the fresh ingredients finely
  2. In a large bowl, place the semolina, the oil, the spices and all the fresh ingredients mix all well.
  3. Soaked with water or stock and form small balls (8 to 9 balls)
  4. Let the balls rest for 10 minutes then place then on the steamer for 2 hours
  5. Serve with stew or lentils soup