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Niter Kebbeh (Spiced Clarified Butter)

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Category: Sauces

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c Chopped onions
  • 2 Cloves garlic, pressed
  • 2 ts Fresh gingerroot, grated
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 4 Cardamom seeds, crushed
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1/8 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/4 ts Ground fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tb Fresh basil
  • - or 1 teaspoon dried basil


In a small saucepan, gradually melt the butter and bring it to
bubbling. When the top is covered with foam, add the other
ingredients and reduce the heat to a simmer. Gently simmer,
uncovered, on low heat. After about 45 to 60 minutes, when the
surface becomes transparent and the milk solids are on the bottom,
pour the liquid through a cheesecloth into a heat resistant
container. Discard the spices and solids.

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