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Tikel Gomen

Learn how to make a simple version of an Ethiopian dish called Tikel Gomen. This one pot dish is both easy to make, and healthy! It's vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free and has enough flavor to satisfy anyone!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 256kcal


  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 carrots sliced
  • 1 onion thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 head cabbage sliced
  • 5 red potatoes cut into bite-sized pieces


  • Heat the olive oil in a 6.5-Quart Covered Stockpot over medium high heat.
  • Toss in the carrots and onion and saute them in the oil for about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the seasonings (salt, pepper, cumin, turmeric, ginger) and toast for a minute.
  • Add in the cabbage and potatoes. Stir to combine. Cover the pan. Reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook until the potatoes are soft, about 30 minutes. (actual time will depend on how big you cut your potatoes).


Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 449mg | Potassium: 970mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 136.1% | Vitamin C: 23.1% | Calcium: 3.8% | Iron: 9.7%