Ethiopian Cabbage
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An all-in-one vegetable dish richly steeped in earthy, healthful spices.
Recipe type: Sides
Cuisine: Ethiopian
Serves: 6
  • 1 medium cabbage, roughly chopped
  • 3-4 carrots, sliced or chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1" ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  1. Heat 4 Tbsp oil in a large pot or casserole. Sweat onions over medium heat till softened.
  2. Add garlic and ginger for about 1 minute.
  3. Add carrots, tomatoes, and salt and cook till carrots just begin to soften.
  4. Add remaining spices - turmeric, black pepper, cumin and paprika. Stir well. Add ¼ cup water and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add cabbage and simmer for another 10-15 minutes.
Bell peppers, okra or potatoes can be added too. Cabbage should be added last.
Recipe by Ginger and Cilantro at