Spicy Cabbage, Carrot & Potato

Baby Kato


Healthy and delicious cabbage, carrots, and potatoes spiced with a fragrant berbere spice mix. This dish reminds us that simple and easy is very comforting, another one of those dishes that varies from cook to cook.

This tasty vegetarian meal is wonderful served with couscous, lentils, rice or bread.


★★★★★ 3 votes

20 Min
40 Min
Stove Top


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    3/4 cup onion, (yellow, red, white) finely sliced
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    2 tbsp oil, divided, (olive, vegetable, coconut)
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    2 tbsp minced fresh garlic
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    3/4 tsp ginger, fresh, minced
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    1 - 1 1/2 tsp berbere spice mix
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    1/2 tsp tumeric, ground
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    1/4 tsp cumin, ground
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    1 cup carrots, chopped
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    2 cups potatoes, chopped (red, yellow, white)
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    4 cups green cabbage (coarsley chopped)
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    1/2 tsp salt, fine
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    1/4 tsp black pepper, freshly ground
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    1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped, (garnish)
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    1 tbsp fresh cilanto, finely chopped, (garnish)

How to Make Spicy Cabbage, Carrot & Potato


  1. In a large pan, add 1 tbsp oil and heat over medium heat.

    Add the onion, garlic and ginger; saute for 5 minutes until the onions have softened.

    Now add the berbere seasoning, tumeric and cumin and fry for 1 minute until fragrant.
  2. Next add into the pan, the carrot, potato, cabbage, and 1/2 teaspoon of salt.

    Cover and cook for 10 minutes, stir once and add a little water if necessary.
  3. Now turn the heat to low and add another tablespoon of oil to the pan, cooking until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Season with salt and pepper (to taste) and garnish with the chopped parsley and cilantro.

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About Spicy Cabbage, Carrot & Potato

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: African
Hashtag: #Ethiopian

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