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Kitfo (Steak Tartare)

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Niter kebbeh
  • 1/2 c Onions -- chopped fine
  • 4 ts Green pepper -- chopped
  • Fine
  • 2 ts Chiles -- chopped fine
  • 1 ts Ground ginger
  • 1/2 ts Garlic -- chopped fine
  • 1/2 ts Ground cardamom
  • 1 ts Lemon juice
  • 2 ts Berbere or awaze
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 2 lb Ground round steak


In a large skillet, melt the niter kebbeh over low heat. Add onions, green
pepper, chiles, ginger, garlic, and cardamom. Raise heat to med. and cook
2 min., stirring constantly. Place mixture in a bowl and cool for 15 min.
Stir in lemon juice, berbere and salt. Stir in raw beef and mix
thoroughly. Serve with injera, breads, or crackers. Kitfo can also be
stuffed in split Italian frying peppers and served in this fashion.

This is the most popular dish in Ethiopia

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