Photo attribution: My Tu Duong
This is an easy, traditional side dish for an Ethiopian meal.
What you'll need
Whisk or fork
2 tablespoons Vegetable Oil
1 Onion medium, finely chopped
1 tablespoon Ethiopian Berbere Spice see notes below
1/4 teaspoon Turmeric ground
4 tablespoons Garbanzo Bean Flour also called chickpea flour or nech shiro
1.In a pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion. Cook until soft, about 5 minutes.
2.Add garlic, optional berbere spice, salt, and turmeric. Stir and cook for 1 minute.
3.Add water. Whisk in garbanzo flour, adding a small amount at a time while constantly stirring.
4.Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer until thick, about 20 minutes. For a thicker stew, whisk in a little more garbanzo flour.
5.Serve hot with injera bread or rice.
- You can replace berbere spice with your favorite chili powder and a pinch of ground cayenne.
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 4 g||5%|
|Saturated Fat <1 g||3%|
|Sodium 320 mg||14%|
|Total Carbohydrate 3 g||1%|
|Dietary Fiber 1 g||4%|
|Protein 1 g|
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: