Berbere

A complex, spicy and aromatic blend of chiles and spices, Berbere is one of the essential components of Ethiopian cooking. In Ethiopia, making authentic Berbere is a weeks-long endeavor steeped in cultural tradition. Each family has its own recipe.

Our version is a shortcut that comes as close as we could to the authentic flavor in an easy-to-use blend for Ethiopian cooking at home.

Use this Ethiopian blend of spices as a dry rub for meats and roasted vegetables. It also makes great sauces and spicy lentils. For a paste, use equal parts spice and red wine.

Hand-mixed from: Red chile, Garlic, Ginger, Pacific Sea Salt, Koreima, Shallots, Ajwain, Nigella, Coriander, Cloves, Cinnamon, Besobela, Fenugreek, Thyme and Rosemary.

Need a shaker top? We suggest one with small holes. Don't forget to add one to your cart! 

Recipe:

Ethiopian Lentil Stew (Misr Wot)
Spicy Ethiopian Lamb Stew



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Now it's even easier to stock up on your pantry staples or try out new flavors! Refill bags of all our spices now ship for free, even if you order just one. 

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