Berbere Spice Mix
3 Tbsp. Sweet paprika
1 Tbsp. Red pepper flakes, ground plus more for extra spicy
2 tsp Cumin seeds or powdered cumin
1 tsp Coriander seed (or powder)
1 tsp cardamom powder or 1 tsp cardamom seeds (shell off)
1 tsp turmeric
1 teaspoon salt
1 tsp fenugreek seeds (or powder)
1 tsp black peppercorns or freshly ground peppercorn
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
If using whole seeds, lightly toast them on the stove top in a skillet for 2-3 minutes.
Grind them using a coffee grinder or mortar and pestle. Remember to crush or grind the chili flakes.