Berbere - Ethiopian Blend
If you love hot food, then an Ethopian Berbere blend is a must for your next dish.
This spice mix will last a long time because a pinch of this hot spice is all you will need for each dish.
Traditionally, the dish is used to spice lentils and beans.
You can also use it to spice your chicken and lamb dishes. Just saute the spice mix with oil in a pan for a few minutes before adding it to your recipe. This will help to bring out the various flavours of the spice mix.
The classic use for Berbere is in (stews).
Make Yemeser Wat by cooking lentils with some Berbere.
Try sprinkling Berbere on french fries Or make spicy ketchup using Berbere.
Do a Berbere stir fry using assorted vegetables or tofu
Berbere will also work well in any recipe that calls for Garam masala because Berbere and Garam masala have several ingredients in common.
Ingredients: Cumin, paprika, cardamom, fenugreek, coriander, pepper, turmeric, salt, allspice, chilli, ginger, cinnamon, cloves.