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Berbere (Ethiopa)

Use in soups and stews.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 1/4 cups (yes, cups) cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup paprika
  • 1 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. In a heavy saucepan, toast the first eight spices for 5 minutes.
  2. Add remaining spices and continue stirring for about 12 minutes.
  3. Cool and store it in a tightly covered glass jar.

This will keep in your refrigerator for up to 6 months.








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