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spiced ghee

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

This spiced ghee is used in Ethiopian cooking and is called "Niter Kibbeh".

(2 ratings)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For spiced ghee

  • 17 oz
    salted butter
  • 2 tsp
    fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp
  • pinch of cardamom seeds
  • 1/2
    cinnamon stick
  • pinch of ground nutmeg
  • 2
    whole cloves
  • 1/2 sm
    brown onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped

How To Make spiced ghee

  • 1
    Melt the butter and heat it until it foams. Add the other ingredients.
  • 2
    Reduce the heat and simmer gently for about 45 minutes. DO NOT STIR. This will separate out the milk solids, leaving a clear butter mix on top.
  • 3
    Cool the mixture, strain through cheese cloth and discard the milk solids and spices. Store the spiced butter in a sealed jar and use as desired.