*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Berbere Sauce
 
 Recipe By     : The Frugal Gourmet
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : New Text Import
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tsp           cumin seeds
    4                    whole         cloves
      1/2  tsp           cardamom seeds
      1/2  teaspoon      whole black peppercorns
      1/4  tsp           whole allspice
    1      tsp           whole fenugreek seeds
      1/2  cup           dried onion flakes
    3      oz            dried red New Mexican chiles -- stemmed and seeded
    3      small         dried long hot red chiles --  seeded
      1/2  tsp           ground ginger
      1/2  tsp           freshly ground nutmeg
      1/4  teaspoon      ground turmeric
    1      tsp           garlic powder
    2      tsp           salt
      1/2  cup           salad or peanut oil
      1/2  cup           dry red wine
    2      teaspoon      cayenne pepper
 
 
 Mix cumin, cloves, cardamom, black peppercorns, allspice, and fenugreek seeds.
 Place in a small pan over medium heat.Stir constantly until they release
 fragrance, about 1-2 minutes.  Do not burn or discolor spices.Cool
 completely.Combine toasted spices and all dry ingred in coffee grinder and
 grind fine in batches.Place spice blend in bowl and add oil and wine. Add
 cayenne pepper to taste.Stir til thick and store in a closed plastic container
 in the refrigerator.
 
 
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