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Eritrean Berbere (Red Pepper Spice Mixture)
From: mikekey

This is an easy variation of a staple of Eritrean cooking. This one uses dry spices, whereas the "real deal" is made by drying ,roasting, pounding and grinding. For the ground chili, use dried (preferably a hotter one). It is used in many dishes. Add oil to this to make a paste, called da'lik.

3 cups

  • 2 cups ground red chili pepper
  • 5 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground fenugreek
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Combine all ingredients. Mix thoroughly.

Store mixture in an airtight container.