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How to Master the Recipe for Assida Zgougou?

Assida Zgougou is a time-honored tradition celebrated for generations in Tunisia, especially during the Mawlin Al Nabawi Al Charif. Among the various regional recipes, the one using Aleppo pine seeds (Zgougou) is deemed the gold standard.

Here are the steps to make your own Assida Zgougou at home with this ready-to-use mix:

Required Ingredients:

  • 500g sieved Zgougou
  • 2 to 2.5 liters of water
  • 350g to 400g of flour
  • 250g fine sugar
  • Condensed milk

For the cream and decoration:

  • 1 liter of semi-skimmed milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 100g sugar
  • 40g starch
  • 40g flour
  • 100g almond powder
  • 150g pistachio powder
  • 80g pistachios
  • 50g hazelnuts
  • 20g sugar pearls

Preparation Steps:

  1. Dissolve 500g of Zgougou paste in 1.5 liters of water and stir well.
  2. Blend in the flour with the remaining water to achieve a smooth mixture.
  3. Pour into a saucepan and add the fine sugar.
  4. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly for about 30 minutes.
  5. Optionally add condensed milk, rose water, or geranium water.
  6. Once the cream is thick and smooth, remove from heat.
  7. Serve in bowls, topped with dried fruits, pistachios, hazelnuts, and sugar pearls.
  8. Serve chilled.

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