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Berbere Spice Blend

A spicy Ethiopian spice blend
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Spice Blend
Cuisine: Ethiopian
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 167kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • ½ tbsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seed or powder
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp ground ginger

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients, store in a sealed container.

Notes

Recipe is adapted from group recipes.
This should make around 1 cup of berbere spice.
This spice blend makes a medium-spicy Ethiopian stew. If you don't like spice, try halving the cayenne and red pepper flakes. If you like it really spicy, try doubling them!

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7148mg | Potassium: 844mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 13575IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 11.9mg