Ethiopian Yataklete kilkil

Ethiopian Yataklete kilkil - A healthy combination of potatoes, green beans and carrots . Infused with healthy spices, good for your tastebuds and body. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine African
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 -5
Calories 238 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 2 large potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 8 ounce green beans thawed and defrost
  • 1 cup carrots thawed and defrost
  • ½ medium onion sliced
  • ¼ cup or more canola oil
  • ½ jalapenos pepper deseeded and diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced or granulated garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • ½ teaspoons curry powder or turmeric spice
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander spice
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • ½ teaspoon white or black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt plus more adjust to suit taste buds
  • 1 8 ounce canned diced tomatoes
  • ½ teaspoon chili pepper optional


  1. Add potatoes in a large saucepan, salt and add water just enough to cover potatoes, boil until tender about 10 minutes or more. Remove and drain water
  2. In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, give it a minute or two then stir in all the spices; garlic, Jalapenos peppers, ginger, coriander, smoked paprika, curry, white pepper, chili pepper• Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burns. Then add tomatoes and tomato bring to a boil and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  3. Then add potatoes, green beans and carrots. Season with salt.
  4. Continue to simmer for about 10 minutes; stirring frequently, to allow the flavors to blend, if need be add water to prevent any burns
  5. Adjust for seasonings. Serve warm