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Catholic Recipe: Ethiopian Spice Mix (Berbere)


  • 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek
  • 1/2 cup ground dried New Mexico chiles
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 cup
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Difficulty: N/A
  • Cost: N/A
  • For Ages: n/a
  • Origin: Ethiopia

Berbere is a chile and spice blend used to season many Ethiopian dishes. Because authentic berbere can be hard to find, Epicurious developed their own recipe....

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Finely grind fenugreek seeds in an electric coffee/spice grinder. Stir together with remaining ingredients until combined well.

Recipe Source: Epicurious.com: The World's Greatest recipe collection
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