11 Ethiopian Snacks To Make At Home

While there are no sweet and sugary snacks born out of Ethiopia, there are several crunchy Ethiopian snacks that people like to enjoy while they are socializing, or drinking their coffee or beer.

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    Kolo Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Ethiopians accross the country often enjoy kolo as a snack – after meals, along with coffee or some bear. Use this recipe to make yourself some Kolo to munch on as a snack at any time of the day.

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    Dabo Kolo Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Dabo Kolo is crispily baked with small pieces of Dabo in the form of Kollo, which makes a great snack. This recipe adds some berbere to make it spicier and give its a little bit of a kick.

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    Dirkosh Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    Dirkosh is basically injera chips made from dried Injera. This can be a great snack to enjoy, especially if consumed with Kochkocha (Yekarya Delleh) – a blazing hot, easy-to-make dipping sauce.

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    Kategna Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Easy

    If you have some extra injera on hand, use it to make this tasty treat. Learn how to make Kategna by using this simple recipe which is very beginner-friendly.

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    Kocho Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Kocho is a traditional flatbread from the Gurage region of Ethiopia. It is made from chopped and grated pulp of the ensete plant. The pith from the pseudo-stem of the ensete plant is harvested, pulped, combined with yeast, and then fermented for three months to two years.
    It serves as a mainstay in Ethiopian cooking, either in place of or in addition to Injera. It is estimated that around 15% of Ethiopians rely entirely or in part on Kocho for a sizable portion of their meals.
    Kocho is typically consumed alongside several well-known Ethiopian foods including Kitfo, Gomen, and

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    Kita Recipe

    Cooks in 50 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Kita is a very thin traditional flatbread native to Ethiopia. It is typically made from simple ingredients such as flour, water and salt. Kita flour is often prepared from a variety of grains, such as wheat, teff, maize, barley, chickpeas, as well as a combination of these grains. Usually, it is cooked on a frying pan or a small-sized carpe maker.

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    Quanta (Ethiopian Spiced Beef Jerky) Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Quanta is a beloved Ethiopian snack that anyone can enjoy. Basically, it is dried-out beef that has been seasoned. While Quanta on it’s own is only eaten as a snack or an appetizer, it is also used to make one of the most popular Ethiopian dishes known as Quanta Firfir.

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    Ethiopian Lightly Spiced Whole Wheat Bread Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

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

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    Ambasha Recipe

    Cooks in 75 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Ambasha is on of Ethiopia’s most popular breads that is frequently made for holidays like Christmas as well as other noteworthy events and festivities. It can, however, also make a fantastic snack or even breakfast. A typical Ambasha has cardamom, raisins, and black sesame seeds as flavorings, making it a pleasantly sweet and savory bread.

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    Defo Dabo Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    Defo Dabo is one of the several types of bread made in Ethiopia. Typically, making Defo Dabo requires a special ingredient – the leaves of the Enset (false banana) plant or Koba Kitel in Amharic. However, if you can’t find false banana leaves near you, you can just use banana leaves instead.

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    Engotcha Recipe

    Cooks in 70 minutesDifficulty: Intermediate

    This is a traditional dish popular among Ethiopian Jews. Learn how to make Engotcha by using this simple recipe. Here you will find all the ingredients you need to make this traditional Ethiopian dish with all the necessary directions.

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