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Milk Street Bowtie Berbere Spice Blend

Berbere Spice Blend

10 minutes

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Berbere Spice Blend

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The Ethiopian seasoning blend called berbere (pronounced bear-ba-ree) is sold in some well-stocked supermarkets and spice shops or can be ordered online. It’s easy enough, though, to make a simple homemade version using readily available spices. To pulverize the dried basil, use a mortar and pestle or pulse the leaves in an electric spice grinder.

1

Cup

10 minutes

¼ cup smoked sweet paprika
2 tablespoons sweet paprika
2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons ground ginger
2 teaspoons onion powder
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1½ teaspoons granulated garlic or garlic powder
1¼ teaspoons ground cardamom
1 teaspoon dried basil, ground or crushed to a powder
½ teaspoon ground cumin
Ingredients
  • ¼

    cup smoked sweet paprika

  • 2

    tablespoons sweet paprika

  • 2

    teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 2

    teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2

    teaspoons onion powder

  • 2

    teaspoons ground coriander

  • teaspoons granulated garlic or garlic powder

  • teaspoons ground cardamom

  • 1

    teaspoon dried basil, ground or crushed to a powder

  • ½

    teaspoon ground cumin

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Berbere Spice Blend

Get Ready to Cook

1

Cup

10 minutes

Ingredients
  • ¼

    cup smoked sweet paprika

  • 2

    tablespoons sweet paprika

  • 2

    teaspoons cayenne pepper

  • 2

    teaspoons ground ginger

  • 2

    teaspoons onion powder

  • 2

    teaspoons ground coriander

  • teaspoons granulated garlic or garlic powder

  • teaspoons ground cardamom

  • 1

    teaspoon dried basil, ground or crushed to a powder

  • ½

    teaspoon ground cumin

Step 1 of 1

Combine All Ingredients

¼
cup smoked sweet paprika
2
tablespoons sweet paprika
2
teaspoons cayenne pepper
2
teaspoons ground ginger
2
teaspoons onion powder
2
teaspoons ground coriander
teaspoons granulated garlic or garlic powder
teaspoons ground cardamom
1
teaspoon dried basil, ground or crushed to a powder
½
teaspoon ground cumin

In a small bowl, stir together all ingredients. The berbere will keep in an airtight container in a cool, dry spot for up to 2 months.

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