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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
24 servings
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Mix chili powder, paprika, salt, fenugreek, ginger, onion powder, coriander, cardamom, garlic powder, cloves, and cinnamon together in a bowl.

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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

25 calories; protein 1.1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 4.6g 2% DV; fat 1.2g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 345.2mg 14% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
12/23/2019
perfect berbere. i made a large amount of this and it has kept for a year in seasoning jars Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/22/2019
perfect berbere. i made a large amount of this and it has kept for a year in seasoning jars Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
03/28/2016
Perfect! Read More
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12/12/2015
Thank you sharing. Great recipe. Fassica.com thank you for the Berbere. It was perfect. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/03/2016
Very very good. Thank you so much for posting! Read More
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11/18/2015
Love the recipe. If you just looking for trying Berber the go to Fassica.com and get authentic Berbere and other spices Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/17/2020
Easy to make tastes like it should and keeps a long time in mason jars - I always keep some pre-made on-hand! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/08/2019
OK so I used chile powder (cayenne) instead of chili powder. My mistake but wish the recipe had made that a little clearer. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/05/2019
Awesome.. Read More