Part of what makes Ethiopian food perfect for so many diets is that there& always a "fasting" (or animal-free) option: Many Ethiopians are Orthodox Christians and traditionally eat vegan on Wednesdays and Fridays, as well as other special days.
This flavorful stew of berbere spiced Ethiopian lentil stew is made with veggies and hearty potatoes simmered in a base of savory red lentils. It was okay, but because it is a quick stew, the flavors didn't have much depth.
***no water. everything but lentils on high for 1 hour - then add cooked lentils and chickpeas on low for 30 min*** Lentils slow cooked in a rich coconut cream sauce - this simple recipe is perfect for chilly days!