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Niter Kebbeh

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Category: African

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c Chopped onions
  • 2 Garlic cloves, pressed
  • 2 ts Grated ginger
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 4 Cardamom seeds, crushed
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Whole cloves
  • 1/4 ts Nutmeg
  • 1/4 ts Fenugreek
  • 1 tb Fresh basil


In a small pot, gradually melt butter & bring to bubbling. When the top is
covered in foam, add the other ingredients & reduce heat to a simmer.
Gently simmer, uncovered, on low heat. After about 45 minutes to 1 hour,
when the surface becomes transparent & the milk solids are on the bottom,
pour the liquid through a cheesecloth into a heat resistant container.
Discard spices & solids. Cover tightly & store in the fridge. Will keep up
to 2 months.

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