Ethiopian Beef Jerky and Split Lentils Stew (Quwanta-Miser Wot)

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sauté the onion with ½ cup of water and two tablespoons of oil for 5 minutes or until tender.
  • 2nd Step: To the cooked onion add half cup of water, chili powder (berbere), butter, garlic and black pepper. Stir for 10 minutes.
  • To the boiling sauce, add half cup of water, fried meat without grease or beef jerky and cook it until tender (10 minutes).
  • Meanwhile, bring to boil 4 cups of water in a medium pot. Rinse the lentils with fresh water and add to it. Cook for 5 minutes.
  • Remove the foam with spoon from the lentils and discard . Lightly drain the extra water in a container or a cup.
  • Combine the lentils and the beef jerky sauce. Mix well. If more water is needed, use the set-aside water. Cook the stew for 20 minutes or until it simmers.
  • Add false cardamom and salt to taste. Remove from heat. Serve it warm with Injera, pita bread etc.
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