Sweet Potato and Chickpea Wot

Sweet Potato And Chickpea Wot Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


From an Ethiopian video on how to make various traditional foods. Substitute ghee or butter for the Ethiopian kibe.


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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 14 oz
    chickpeas (or 1 can, us)
  • 2
  • 1 lb
    sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    kibe (ethiopian seasoned, clarified butter)
  • ·
    salt, to taste
  • 3 clove
  • ·
    water, as needed

How to Make Sweet Potato and Chickpea Wot


  1. Cook onions in hot, dry skillet for about 3 minutes. Add oil, stir and cook 3 more minutes.
  2. Add berbere and stir well, adding a little water if needed for about 5 minutes. Add sweet potatoes, lower heat slightly, cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add chickpeas, garlic and salt. Add a little water, stir and cook for 5 more minutes. Then add butter and cook until potatoes are tender. Taste for salt and serve.

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About Sweet Potato and Chickpea Wot

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Hashtags: #stew #Ethiopia

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