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Kinche is a common but distinctively Ethiopian breakfast dish. Somewhat resembling oatmeal, it is very easy and convenient to prepare, and it is also considered healthy. It can be made using various cracked cereals such as Sinde (wheat), Bekolo (corn), or Ajja (oats); all of which can easily be found in a nearby grocery store. Here is a simple recipe that you can follow to make Kinche at home.
Ingredients Required to Make Kinche
- 1 cup of cracked wheat
- 1 cup of milk
- 2 cups of water
- 2 tbsp niter kibbeh (Ethiopian clarified butter)
- 2 tsp salt
How to Make Kinche (Step-by-Step Tutorial)
- First, mix the milk and water in a mid-sized pot, set the heat on your oven to medium-high, and boil them together.
- Then add the wheat to the mix, and let the mixture cook for about 20 min. – with the pot lid covered so that the wheat absorbs the moisture.
- When you are finished cooking, transfer the Kinche to a bowl and add the niter kibbeh and salt. Then mix them all thoroughly, and serve hot in bowls.
Equipment Recommendations to Make Kinche
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