Ethiopian Cabbage Dish

Ethiopian Cabbage Dish

stamarex 8

"My Ethiopian friend brought this dish to a potluck and I've been making it ever since. It is healthy and delicious. Do not add liquid. The cabbage and potatoes release enough moisture on their own."


1 h 5 m servings 428 cals
Serving size has been adjusted!

Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 428 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 22.2 g
  • 34%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.1g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 6.9 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 428 mg
  • 17%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

On Sale

What's on sale near you.


  • Prep

  • Cook

  • Ready In

  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the carrots and onion in the hot oil about 5 minutes. Stir in the salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric, and cabbage and cook another 15 to 20 minutes. Add the potatoes; cover. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook until potatoes are soft, 20 to 30 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
  • profile image

Your rating



  1. 518 Ratings


I am a huge lover of Ethiopian dishes! What is missing from this recipe is 2 teaspoons minced garlic and 1/2 tsp minced ginger ;-) I liked that you added cumin for a taste twist but it's really ...

Ethiopian is probably my favorite kind of food, but I'd never tried making any real dishes (I live in the DC area where Ethio restaurants are all over). The restaurants call this dish tikil gome...

This was a great new flavor for cabbage. YES! Double the spices! I did not have tumeric so to get that sweet spicy flavor, I used balsamic vinegar. It was great.

Cut the olive oil in half (1/4 cup) and doubled the spices (but not the salt). Was really good!

I have three daughters from Ethiopia, and this is the first recipe they said Ive got right! It is perfect! Very close to what you would get in an authenic ET restaurant! We make this in double b...

Very good! My husband's first words when finished with dinner was - you can make this again! Followed advice of others and doubled the spices. I used my Vidalia Chop Wizard to dice the onions...

I sooo looked forward to making this all week long! I cook in iron so maybe that had something to do with it. At first, felt like it was too soft but after eating it and savoring the oil with th...

I absolutely LOVE this! It's one of those super-comfort dishes that will become a family staple, I'm sure. Because I had some, I added a few slices (diced) of Morningstar Smart "Bacon". We'll ...

5 stars from me great taste, i doubled all spices except the salt.a keeper,use as main or side dish great,i love it.