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Berbere (Ethiopian Spice)

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"For those of you who have difficulty locating berbere in your local grocery store, this recipe is a good substitute that is easy to make. Note that it is quite spicy, so use to taste. This spice combination is used in many Ethiopian dishes including doro wat, an Ethiopian chicken dish."
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10 m servings 25
Original recipe yields 24 servings


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  • Cook's Notes:
  • Berbere should keep in the refrigerator for about 3 months if kept in an airtight container.
  • Finely grind any spices (cloves, fenugreek, etc.) using a mortar and pestle or electric coffee grinder.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 25 calories; 1.2 4.6 1.1 0 345 Full nutrition

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Very very good. Thank you so much for posting!

Thank you sharing. Great recipe. thank you for the Berbere. It was perfect.

Love the recipe. If you just looking for trying Berber the go to and get authentic Berbere and other spices