Chico is made out of Beso flour and clarified seasoned butter.


2 lb of Beso flour

25 oz of clarified butter

1 tablespoon salt


Beso flour and salt are mixed in a bowl. Clarified butter (warm) is poured in and mixed well.

The mixture is poured out on a chopping board and flattened. Run knife through the soft mixture to make squares (or any shape) cocktail size.

Put in refrigerator to cool. Ready to be served.


Serves 4.


country : Ethiopia

course : appetizer


source : Ethiopian Cooking in the American Kitchen / Tizita Ayele


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