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Atakilt Wat
Follow this recipe to make Atakilt Wat, a simple, easy-to-make, and inexpensive healthy vegan dish bursting with flavor.

A simple, easy-to-make, and inexpensive healthy vegan dish bursting with flavor.  Made from cabbage, carrots, and potatoes, Atakilt Wat has a flavor profile all its own.  Serve with other Ethiopian dishes, rice, and Injera Bread.

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Atakilt Wat
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Atakilt Wat, An Ethiopian Cabbage Dish

Follow this recipe to make Atakilt Wat, a simple, easy-to-make, and inexpensive healthy vegan dish bursting with flavor.
Cuisine ethiopian

Ingredients

  • 1 head green cabbage
  • 1 onion
  • 5 potatoes
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1⁄3 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Cut out the core of the cabbage and chop into pieces-however you prefer them, set aside.
  2. Slice onion, set aside.
  3. Slice carrots, set aside.
  4. Peel and cube potatoes and set aside.
  5. In a large pot heat the oil (medium to high).
  6. Add the onions and carrots. Sauté for five minutes.
  7. Add spices (cumin, turmeric, curry) and stir for 1 minute.
  8. Add water which will settle in the bottom of the pan to keep things from burning.
  9. Add potatoes, and cabbage and stir.
  10. Add more seasoning if you wish or salt and pepper.

  11. Reduce heat to low-med, cover with a tight lid, and let it cook down for 25 minute or until potatoes and cabbage is tender which will depend on how large you chop potatoes.

  12. Remove from heat and let it cool down. Taste and adjust salt and pepper as desired.