What do people eat in Mauritania?

Mealtime

Lunch is the biggest meal of the day. Many times this meal is a spicy fish and vegetable stew with rice. Tishtar is also a common lunch. Coucous is a common dinner meal. In some areas of Mauritania coucous is known as lachiri. Zrig is a favorite drink, it is made from goat's milk, water and sugar. Another favorite drink is sweet Arab tea with mint.

Mauritanian food includes mechoui (whole roast
lamb), dates, spiced fish and rice with vegetables, fish balls, dried
fish, dried meat and couscous. Consumption of alcohol is prohibited by
the Islamic faith.



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