Yataklete, Kilkil

Recipe: Yataklete Kilkil (Spiced Vegetables)


  • 1 1/2 lb New potatoes
  • 1 ea Broccoli head, stem included
  • 5 lg Carrots, sliced in small — rounds 1 sm Cauliflower, coarsely choppe
  • 1 md Onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 c Ghee


  1. If potatoes are very small, leave them whole: if not quarter them. Remove tough outer fibre of the broccoli stalk. Chop the whole thing. Steam over boiling water the potatoes, broccoli stem, carrots & cauliflower. After 10 minutes, add the broccoli florets & steam for a few more minutes. Vegetables should be just tender. Meanwhile, in a heavy skillet, saute the onions in half the ghee until they are transparent. Mix in the steamed vegetables except the broccoli florets. Cover & cook for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently. Add broccoli & cook another 5 minutes. Heat remaining ghee & pass around at the table. Serve with injera.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: African

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