newsletter fr
elements
Total
Excluding taxes and delivery
empty

Recipes

Shiro

Shiro

Shiro is a very popular dish throughout Ethiopia. It’s a paste made of chick pea flour, enhanced by a variety of spices and is served with traditional teff pancakes or injeras. It’s also excellent with pita bread.

Ingredients

Method

  1. 1

    Place oil and onion in a casserole and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat without browning.

  2. 2

    Grind all spices in a mortar or electric grinder, then add along with chopped garlic to the pot.

  3. 3

    Sauté, mixing continuously for 3 to 4 minutes on low heat (or longer for a bolder flavour).

  4. 4

    Incorporate chick pea flour and mix well. Cook, stirring continuously for 3 to 4 minutes to brown.

  5. 5

    Add boiling water (+/- 4 cups) to make a paste as thick as a dip. Simmer 5 minutes stirring constantly.

  6. 6

    Serve hot, warm or at room temperature with injeras or pita bread. Garnish with lemon wedge.

Categories