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How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch

How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch
How to make Ethiopian Injera Bread from scratch

Injera bread is a classic African bread recipeIngredients 2 cups teff flour 2 cups water ¼ teaspoon salt Vegetable oil for coating the pan


Directions Mix flour, water and salt. Put the batter aside overnight or up to three days to ferment. The batter will start to bubble and obtain its well-known tartness.

Heat a lightly oiled cast-iron skillet over medium low heat. In a large mixing bowl add all ingredients and lightly mix well. Heat a lightly oiled cast-iron skillet over medium low heat. 

Coat skillet with a thin layer of batter. Cook until holes appear on the surface of the bread flip and repeat cooking on other side. Cover completed bread with a damp cloth.



What is Injera bread? What is Teff?


Injera bread is a flatbread traditionally eaten in the African countries of Ethiopia and Eritrea. Injera bread is thicker than a crepe but thinner than a pancake. 

In making Injera, teff flour is mixed with wa…



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