Berbere, Ethiopian Spice Mix

Annacia *

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@Annacia

This North African spice mix is used in many delicious dishes. A superb combination of exotic flavors.


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Serves:
makes 1 batch
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

2 tsp
whole cumin seeds
4
whole cloves
3/4 tsp
black cardamom seeds
1/2 tsp
whole black peppercorns
2 pinch
whole allspice
1 tsp
fenugreek seeds
1/2 tsp
whole coriander seeds
1o small
dried red chilies
1/2 tsp
grated ginger
1/4 tsp
turmeric
1 tsp
salt
2 1/2 Tbsp
sweet hungarian paprika
1/4 tsp
cinnamon
1/8 tsp
ground cloves

Step-By-Step

1In a small frying pan, on a low heat, toast cumin, cloves, cardamom, peppercorns, allspice, fenugreek and coriander for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.

2Discard stems from chilies.

In a spice grinder or with a mortar and pestle, finely grind together the toasted spices and chilies.

3Mix in remaining ingredients.

4Store in refrigerator in a well sealed jar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: African
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy