YeTelba Fitfit (Ethiopian Flaxseed Fitfit) Recipe 

YeTelba Fitfit stands out as an excellent vegan-friendly Ethiopian dish, tailored for those who prefer milder flavors. Beyond its delightful taste, it boasts health benefits as a rich source of vitamin B.

Ingredients Required to Make YeTelba Fitfit

  • 1 cup ground flaxseed
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 3 jalapeño peppers, deseeded and diced
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 large injera

How to Make YeTelba Fitfit (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the ground flaxseed and water.
  2. Add olive oil, diced onions, diced jalapeños, and salt to taste. Mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  3. Tear the large injera into bite-size pieces and place them in a large bowl.
  4. Pour the flaxseed mixture over the torn injera.
  5. Mix well until the sauce is evenly distributed and has soaked into all the pieces of injera.
  6. Serve the Ethiopian Flaxseed Sauce with Injera along with more injera or your favorite whole grain bread.

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YeTelba Fitfit Recipe

YeTelba Fitfit (Ethiopian Flaxseed Fitfit) Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Sara Seife Course: Breakfast, SnacksCuisine: EthiopianDifficulty: Medium
Servings

5

servings

YeTelba Fitfit stands out as an excellent vegan-friendly Ethiopian dish, tailored for those who prefer milder flavors. Beyond its delightful taste, it boasts health benefits as a rich source of vitamin B.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup ground flaxseed

  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced

  • 3 jalapeño peppers, deseeded and diced

  • Salt, to taste

  • 1 large injera

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, mix the ground flaxseed and water.
  • Add olive oil, diced onions, diced jalapeños, and salt to taste. Mix the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Tear the large injera into bite-size pieces and place them in a large bowl.
  • Pour the flaxseed mixture over the torn injera.
  • Mix well until the sauce is evenly distributed and has soaked into all the pieces of injera.
  • Serve the Ethiopian Flaxseed Sauce with Injera along with more injera or your favorite whole grain bread.

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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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