Misir Wot Recipe

Avatar Author's default profile picture
Parker Modified: December 24, 2021
Misir Wot Recipe

 

How To Make Misir Wot

Misir wot is an Ethiopian stew made with red lentils. This hearty dish is both gluten-free and vegan, and you can whip it up in 45 minutes.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 35 mins
Total: 45 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 onion, large, diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp red chili powder, heaping teaspoons, adjust to spice tolerance!
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 14½ oz tomatoes, (1 can), diced
  • 2 tbsp berbere powder, divided
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder, optional
  • 1 cup split lentils, red lentils preferred
  • 1 tsp salt, adjust to taste
  • 2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Add a tablespoon of oil to a large skillet or Dutch oven, and cook one finely diced onion until soft on medium heat. Optionally, add half a cup of water to further soften the onion.

  2. Add a tablespoon of minced garlic, 2 teaspoons of red chili powder and allow the mixture to cook for 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Then, add a teaspoon of tomato paste and sauté the mixture. Then, add a 14½ oz can of diced tomatoes (no additional flavors) and a tablespoon of berbere spice and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.

  4. Finally, add the remaining olive oil along with cardamom powder, and give the mix a good stir.

  5. Wash 1 cup of split lentils (red lentils) and add them to the pot along with 2 cups of water or broth and salt to taste.

  6. Bring this to a boil on medium heat and then turn down the heat to a low-medium. Add the remaining berbere powder and allow the mixture to simmer for at least 15 to 20 minutes, covered.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 3g
  • :
  • Calcium: 39mg
  • Calories: 209kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 22g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 226mg
  • Protein: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 417mg
  • Vitamin A: 810IU
  • Vitamin C: 13mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Steak

Siga Tibs And Ethiopian Salad Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
Siga tibs is an Ethiopian beef steak cooked red onions and jalapenos. This comes with a recipe for Ethiopian salad as well, so you have one complete meal.
15 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to