Ethiopian Lentil Stew



Ethiopian Lentil Stew

Delicious stew prepared with vegetable stock, coriander leaves .and lentils which can be served with a bowl of rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course soup & stew
Cuisine African
Servings 6 People


  • Sauce Pan
  • Rubber spatula


  • 3 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Small Ginger Grated
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic Minced
  • 2 Small Tomatoes Diced
  • 2 Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • Tsp Berbere Spice
  • Cup Vegetable Stock
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • A Handful of Fresh Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 1 Cup Lentils


  • Heat vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion, stir until translucent, then add the ginger, garlic, stir and let simmer for a minute.
  • Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, stir and let simmer for 3 minutes, then add the berbere spice, stir and let it simmer.
  • Add the vegetable stock, stir and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Add the washed lentils, stir and let it simmer for 20 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Add salt and adjust to your taste.
  • Ethiopian lentil stew ready to serve. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.


Keyword Ethiopian dish, Ethiopian Stew, Lentil, Lentil Stew

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