OCDSB Ethiopian Cooking Workshop - Misr Wat

 Our very own Elham and Libin lead an Ethiopian cooking workshop with OCDSB teachers an an equity themed PD day. They made Misr Wat and Beef Tibs, two Ethiopian dishes with Berbere spice.

Ingredients:

  • Onions, chopped
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Garlic, crushed
  • Thirteen Berbere Spice mix
  • Red lentils, rinsed well
  • Water
  • Crushed Tomatoes
  • Tomato Paste
  • Pepper
  • Ginger powder
  • Turmeric (optional)
  • Butter or niter kibbeh (spiced butter)

Instructions:

  1. Add 2 cups of chopped onions to a pot on low
  2. When water is gone from the onions and they begin to stick to the pan add garlic
  3. Continue to watch the onions ensuring they do not stick to the bottom of the pot, when golden add Berbere and hot water
  4. Gradually add water stirring and adding water until desired smooth texture
  5. Add washed lentils to pot
  6. Continue gradually adding water until lentils are cooked
  7. Add tomatoes and a small can of tomato sauce
  8. add salt, 1 tbsp ginger powder and 1 tbsp Turmeric
  9. Add 2 tbls niter kebbeh (spiced butter)
  10. Stir and Enjoy

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