Azifa (Ethiopian Lentil Salad) by Adamant Kitchen

Azifa (Ethiopian Lentil Salad) by Adamant Kitchen


Azifa is an Ethiopian green lentil dish that combines lentils with lime juice, mild hot peppers, and spices.  It’s served cold as a light snack and is especially popular during lent when meat is prohibited.

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Azifa (Ethiopian Lentil Salad) by Adamant Kitchen
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time45 mins

Since it’s completely vegetarian, Azifa is served during lent as an easy snack with injera, or as the book says “with lettuce and tomatoes and cottage cheese for a light snack.”  Choose mild chili peppers for just a bit of heat, or go with hot peppers if that’s your preference.

 1 cup lentils
 2 ½ cups water
 1 medium red onionschopped
 2 medium tomatoes seeded, and finely chopped
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ½ tsp ginger powder
 1 tbsp dijon mustard
 2 medium limes, juiced
 salt to taste
 2 tbsp oil

Ingredients

 1 cup lentils
 2 ½ cups water
 1 medium red onionschopped
 2 medium tomatoes seeded, and finely chopped
 ½ tsp black pepper
 ½ tsp ginger powder
 1 tbsp dijon mustard
 2 medium limes, juiced
 salt to taste
 2 tbsp oil
Azifa (Ethiopian Lentil Salad) by Adamant Kitchen

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