Berbere - Ethopian Hot Spice Powder

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 12.7
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 293.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 0.7 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    Cumin seed, 2 tsp
    *Whole Cloves, 8 cloves
    *Cardamon seeds - removed from pod, 1 tsp
    Black Peppercorns 1/2 tsp
    *fenugreek seeds, 1 tsp
    *Coriander seeds 1 tsp
    *Dried Red chilies, 8 small chilies
    Ginger, ground, 1/2 tsp
    Allspice, 1/4 tsp
    *ground tumeric, 1/4 tsp
    Salt, 1 tsp
    Cinnamon, ground, 1/4 tsp
    Paprika, 3 Tbsp


Toast the cumin seeds, cloves, cardamon, black peppercorns, fenugreek, coriander seeds and chilies in a dry frying pan (cast iron preferably) over medium heat. Shake the pan frequently, until lightly colored.

Remove from heat and leave to cool. Grind the mixture in a spice grinder, with the ginger, allspice, salt, tumeric, cinnamon and paprika until a fine powder forms. Store in an air-tight container, or small jar with lid.

Serving Size: Makes 1/2 cup spice powder - or 8 tablespoons - store in a tight lid jar

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FRENCHYLOEB.

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