Prep Time
1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 15 mins
Total Time
2 hrs 45 mins
Harcha is a Moroccan bread that takes the shape of a galette and is prepared with semolina and butter or olive oil.
Course: Bread
Cuisine: Moroccan, North African, Vegetarian
Servings: 8 loaves
Author: Vera Abitbol
  • 4 cups fine semolina
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 5 teaspoons baking powder
  • 14 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1ΒΌ cup milk
  1. In the bowl of the stand mixer, add the semolina, sugar, salt, baking powder and mix.
  2. Add the melted butter and mix to obtain a sanded mixture.
  3. Add the milk, and mix for one minute.
  4. Let the dough rest for 15 minutes at room temperature, the time it takes for the semolina to absorb the butter and the milk.
  5. Sprinkle the work surface with some semolina.
  6. Spread the dough with your hands (no rolling pin) and then cut out circles using a cookie cutter or a large glass.
  7. Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and cook each harcha on both sides for 3 to 4 minutes on each side.
  8. Serve hot or warm.