Moreover, timatim is a tomato, onion, and pepper salad, it is the acid in tomato that cools the palate after enjoying the wats with the spicy berbere seasoning.
Timatim is a delightful little tomato side salad often served on top of Injera in Ethiopian and Eritrean cuisine. It is also a welcome bite after the very spicy wat dishes. This is oftentimes made with the injera bread ripped up and added to the tomato salad and served for leftovers. It is also called firfir when served like that.
For the Salad
34 large tomatoes diced
½ red onion finely diced
12 jalapeno peppers de-seeded and finely chipped
For the Dressing
¼ cup canola oil
3 tbsp red wine vinegaror white wine vinegar
1 lemon Juice
12 cloves garlic minced
2 tsp berbere seasoning.
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