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 Post subject: Shiro powder - recipe or swap?
PostPosted: Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:12 am 
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I'm really enjoying cooking my way through the fabulous Papa Tofu Cooks Ethiopian Zine, and I'm really intrigued by the shiro powder. I can't seem to buy it anywhere, even online, but my googling tells me it's made from various ground beans and spices. Does anyone have a reliable recipe for maiking this at home (I have a Vitamix for grinding) or failing that would anyone who can access it like to do a swap for anything UK based?

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 Post subject: Re: Shiro powder - recipe or swap?
PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 12:35 pm 
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I haven't used it yet, but just this morning, I mixed up this recipe, using chickpea flour instead of split pea flour:
http://www.celtnet.org.uk/recipes/misce ... hiro-flour

Apparently, if the bean flour already has spices it is called meten or mit'n shiro.

The following recipe looks a lot more involved, despite being called easy.
http://socialmemorycomplex.net/2011/02/ ... tin-shiro/


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 Post subject: Re: Shiro powder - recipe or swap?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 3:19 am 
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Oooooh, do please let us know how you go on with it.

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 Post subject: Re: Shiro powder - recipe or swap?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:18 pm 
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Made the recipe tonight. It seemed to work just fine. I wasn't able to get it to the consistency to make "heaps", but I'd say it was fairly thick. Somewhere between a paste and a thick stew, I guess??

I discovered I'm not really a huge fan of warm bean puree, though. I may eat it cold as a kind of Ethiopian hummus. I think it I were to make it again, I might stir in a few whole chickpeas just for a little chew.

I suppose you could use fava, split pea, or any other bean flour to make the mitin shiro.


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