Doro Wat – Ethiopian Chicken Stew

Some of my closest friends since college have been Ethiopian and so my love for Ethiopian food started very early. The Ethiopian food that my friends would make in college always reminded me of being home as the food was so aromatic and so full of flavors. Wat or wot stands for stew or curry … Continue reading Doro Wat – Ethiopian Chicken Stew

Gomen Wat – Ethiopian Collard Greens

Gomen Wat is another one of my favorite side dishes when we go out for Ethiopian food. Wat or wot usually means stew or curry in Ethiopia. This is a simple flavorful side dish made with collard greens(Gomen). I am sure there are lots of variations, but I based it on flavors that I like. … Continue reading Gomen Wat – Ethiopian Collard Greens

Misr Wat – Ethiopian Red Lentils

Misr wat is a very popular Ethiopian vegetarian dish made of red lentils. The plating is usually done family-style at most Ethiopian restaurants and the injera is used as a scoop to eat. They usually do not serve the food with silverware. So to get the most authentic flavors, serve the Injera on a family … Continue reading Misr Wat – Ethiopian Red Lentils

Atakilt Wat – Ethiopian Cabbage With Potatoes

This is one of my favorites as a side dish when we go out for Ethiopian food. Wat or Wot means curry or stew in Ethiopia. A lot of the side dishes have so many variations that you can adjust it to your taste buds. This is very similar to pata gobi, an Indian cabbage … Continue reading Atakilt Wat – Ethiopian Cabbage With Potatoes