Have you ever tried one of the most popular dishes that Tunisians are addicted to in the summer?

Tunisian Kaftaji with liver

Kaftaji is a sumptuous Tunisian appetizer that is made of affordable ingredients, including pepper and tomatoes. Despite the simplicity of the ingredients of this recipe and the ease of preparation; it is very sumptuous.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine middle eastern
Servings 4 people
Calories 632 kcal


  • 250 grams of lamb liver
  • 8 green peppers
  • 4 potatoes
  • 250 grams of red pumpkin
  • 1 bunch of chopped parsley
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric coffee
  • 1 tablespoon of oil
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper
  • 5 Tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon of Tunisian harissa
  • 3 cloves of garlic


  • Prepare the liver into small and equal pieces
  • Add the salt, black pepper and turmeric to the liver and mix it well
  • Put a little oil in a frying pan, add the liver and cook well
  • Remove the liver from the pan and set it aside
  • Prepare the vegetables; then cut the potatoes, squash and pepper into equal pieces, each one separately
  • Fry the vegetables and add them to the liver
  • Fry the eggs and add it to the ingredients
  • In a bowl, put a little oil, chopped tomatoes, Tunisian harissa or ketchup, garlic, black pepper and salt.
  • Set the mixture on a low heat; then add it to the other ingredients
  • Mix your ingredients very well
  • Put the Kaftaji in a serving dish; and add a little sprinkle of parsley and onions over the top
  • Serve and enjoy your kaftaji


Sodium: 398mgFiber: 2gCalories: 632kcalSaturated Fat: 12gFat: 23gProtein: 24gCarbohydrates: 77g
Keyword kaftaji
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