Berbere (Ethiopian Spice)

Berbere (Ethiopian Spice)

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"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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10 m servings 25 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 25 kcal
  • 1%
  • Fat:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.6g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 345 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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


  • 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.


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Thank you sharing. Great recipe. thank you for the Berbere. It was perfect.

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