Eritrean Berbere (Red Pepper Spice Mixture)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Outta Here

This is an easy variation of a staple of Eritrean cooking. This one uses dry spices, whereas the "real deal" is made by drying ,roasting, pounding and grinding. For the ground chili, use dried (preferably a hotter one). It is used in many dishes. Add oil to this to make a paste, called da'lik.

Top Review by Lalaloula

This is a lovely spice blend, very well balanced and versatile. I used this as the basic seasoning of tomato sauce and thought that was lovely. Im sure this would be super yummy in a hearty chili, too. <br/>Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us, Mikekey!<br/>Made and reviewed for Veggie Swap #61 August 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Store mixture in an airtight container.

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