Berbere Spice Blend awakens your taste buds with a fiery-hot heat followed by a calming earthy sweetness. Delicious rustic and bold flavors combine to embody the signature flavor of Ethiopian cuisine.

Berbere, meaning “hot” in Amharic, is a versatile ingredient that caters to Ethiopian cuisine’s classic kick. Crafted from spices native to China and the Middle East, this multiculturally-influenced mix journeyed down the Silk Road to East Africa during the 5th century. Berbere became a beloved household ingredient with families creating their own recipes to be handed down through the generations. Combining a unique blend of herbs and spices including ajowan seeds, fenugreek, cardamom, and cloves, we’ve crafted our tasty Berbere Spice Blend to strike the perfect balance of flavor.

This deep orange-colored blend is delicious when sautéed with oil and onions. Spice up a soup, braise, or stew such as the national Ethiopian dish, Doro Wat, or season your grilled meats with Berbere Spice Blend.


Spices (including coriander, fennel, fenugreek, ajowan), paprika, salt, citric acid.


Recreate Ethiopia’s Doro Wat (chicken stew) or sauté with oil and onions for lentil based stews.

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