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Yemisir Watt - Red Lentils (Serves 4-6)

                               Ingredients: 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1-1/2 cups onion, chopped 1 tablespoon Berbere 1 tablespoon ginger, minced or grated fine 1-1/2 cups split red lentil, rinsed  4 cups water 1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon cumin 2 tablespoons tomato paste (optional) - In a medium pot, cook onion in the oil until golden yellow. Add the berbere spice, ginger, lentils, and 1 cup of the water, stir to combine. Cook for 10-12 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon adding more water as needed. When lentils are half way cooked, add the remaining water, garlic, cumin and tomato paste. Stir and simmer until...

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Roasting Fresh Ethiopian Coffee

Our fresh coffee beans found in our market are Authentic Ethiopian  Harrar or Yirgacheffeecoffee beans. Watch the YouTube video below to see how to roast your own coffee for an incredibly fresh pot of coffee. :) Check out 'Roating Fresh Ethiopian Coffee' on YouTube. Please not the video has been sped up for time purposes. But the whole process should only take about 15 minutes.  Start heat on high, in a pan with NO oil,  and once you hear cracking of the beans, turn the flame down to medium high. Keep turning the beans with a spoon until dark and smokey. :) Enjoy!

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Weclome to the Ethiopian Diamond Market Blog!

In this blog you will find a captivating variety of recipes, cooking videos and general information about the Ethiopian Diamond Market.  In depth YouTube videos will give you a step by step visual aid on how to re-create all of your favorite Ethiopian Diamond dishes. Our written recipes are all the same recipes that my Family has been using for generations. From Doro Watt to Kik Alicha, all the recipes that you have come to love will be available to you and your family. Is there a certain recipe that we didn't add that you just must try? Shoot us an email at and we will be sure to include it in our next post.  Thanks for your continued...

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