Messer Wot (Spiced Lentils)
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months.
Tips: Berbere, the main spice blend used in Ethiopian cooking, gets its fiery color and flavor from chile peppers.
Rich, smoky makulaya wot spice blend is made with toasted fenugreek and roasted shallots.
Cinnamon, cardamom, black pepper and long pepper make up mekelesha finishing spice mix.