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My cooking club meets every month and we recently had an Ethiopian Pot Luck.


  • 2 1/2 onions chopped small
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 T fresh minced ginger
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 3T berbere
  • 2 C red lentils, washed well
  • 3-4 C water
  • 1 t salt (more or less)


  • Saute the onions well without oil.
  • Add garlic and ginger when the
  • onions are very soft and saute a few minutes.
  • Add the tomato and saute a couple minutes more.
  • Add berbere and saute for a minute or two.
  • Last, add the lentils and 3 C water.
  • Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the lentils are soft.
  • Add more water as the lentils
  • cook if needed.
  • Add salt and it's ready to serve.

Categories: African  Lettuce/Vegetable 
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