Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Here is a simple recipe that you can follow to make Ethiopian Whole Wheat Bread at home.

Ingredients Required to Make Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread

  • 2 pounds of wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp of active dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp of powdered sugar
  • 0.25 cup olive oil
  • 0.25 tsp of coriander powder
  • 0.25 tsp of cinnamon powder
  • 0.25 tsp of Salt
  • 8 cups of water
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How to Make Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

  1. Start by mixing the yeast in a cup of warm water and let it sit until it rises. Alternatively, you can use a sourdough starter.
  2. Add the yeast into a large mixing bowl along with the oil, coriander, cinnamon, sugar, salt, was well as 2 cups of warm water, and mix them all together thoroughly.
  3. Then add the wheat flour to the mix and combine thoroughly as well while also gradually adding warm water until you get an elastic, smooth dough.
  4. Cover the bowl and let it sit until it rises to approximately 3x its original size. This may take over an hour.
  5. Next, transfer the dough on to a baking pan and make sure to spread it out evenly. Then let it sit and rise for about 30 min.
  6. Bake the dough for around 1 hr. at 350o until the bread turns golden-brown.

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Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

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Recipe by Sara Seife Course: Appetizers, Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: EthiopianDifficulty: Intermediate

Here is a simple recipe that you can follow to make Ethiopian Whole Wheat Bread at home.

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  • Start by mixing the yeast in a cup of warm water and let it sit until it rises. Alternatively, you can use a sourdough starter.
  • Add the yeast into a large mixing bowl along with the oil, coriander, cinnamon, sugar, salt, was well as 2 cups of warm water, and mix them all together thoroughly.
  • Then add the wheat flour to the mix and combine thoroughly as well while also gradually adding warm water until you get an elastic, smooth dough.
  • Cover the bowl and let it sit until it rises to approximately 3x its original size. This may take over an hour.
  • Next, transfer the dough on to a baking pan and make sure to spread it out evenly. Then let it sit and rise for about 30 min.
  • Bake the dough for around 1 hr. at 350o until the bread turns golden-brown.

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Sara Seife
Sara Seife

Sara is a blogger, nutritionist, and recipe engineer who loves to create and share Ethiopian food recipes and guides. She is the Chief Editor of The Ethiopian Food, an online platform that aims to help people all over the world learn about and enjoy Ethiopian cuisine. Sara is passionate about sharing her love of Ethiopian food and culture with others, and she hopes that her recipes and guides will help people to create delicious and authentic Ethiopian meals at home.

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