Looking for a unique and flavor-packed Ethiopian food dish? Try our Quanta Firfir with Dried Beef recipe! Firfir is a type of Ethiopian bread that is made from a dough that is typically mixed with butter, onions, and flaxseeds. Our recipe features firfir bread cubes that are simmered in a flavorful beef broth until they are tender and cooked through. The final dish is garnished with a sprinkle of dried beef and a sprinkle of chopped onions for a delicious and unique flavor profile. Give our Quanta Firfir with Dried Beef recipe a try today!
- 14 ounces dried beef
- 2 pieces Ethiopian bread
- 2 red onions, chopped
- ⅓ cup vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon garlic paste
- 4 ripe tomatoes, chopped
- 3 cups water, divided
- 2 tablespoons Ethiopian berbere seasoning
- ½ cup Ethiopian kibbeh (spiced clarified butter)
- 2 teaspoons salt
1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
2. In a large saucepan, sauté onions in vegetable oil and garlic paste until browned.
3. Add tomatoes and cook until softened.
4. Stir in 1/2 cup water, dried beef, and berbere seasoning. Reduce heat to medium and cook until flavors combine, around 10 minutes.
5. Add 1/3 cup water every few minutes until beef is softened and sauce is thick, about 20 minutes. Stir in kibbeh and salt.
6. Tear 1 injera into palm-sized pieces and fold gently into the sauce.
7. Serve beef and sauce over whole injera.