How to make "Awaze"

Add a kick to your weekly routine with this spicy and delicious Ethiopian delight. Your meal is never over-the-top without at least a drop of Awaze on the side. Awaze is a traditional spicy Ethiopian paste. It is served as an accompaniment to most Ethiopian dishes and enhances flavor by bringing a particularly spicy note. It is often used with grilled meat, pieces of which are dipped directly into the sauce.

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time:

Total Time:

Servings: 4

Nutrition Profile: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

How to make "Awaze"



  • 1 tablespoon berbere
  • 2 teaspoons hot water
  • 1/2 teaspoon korerima
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ketchup



Step 1
Mix all the ingredients together to form a smooth paste

Step 2
Serve with dish of choice

Step 3
Store awaze in the refrigerator for up to a week

Products Mentioned In This Recipe

This section doesn’t currently include any content. Add content to this section using the sidebar.