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Ethiopian   -   Niter Kebbeh (Ethiopia)   adapted from Traditional African Cooking

  • 2 Pounds Butter
  • 1 Small Onion -- chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Garlic
  • 4 Teaspoons Ginger Root -- chopped
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons Turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon Cardamom
  • 1 Piece Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 Whole Clove
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
Directions melt butter in large saucepan. bring butter to boil without browning it. add remaining ingredients. reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes. mixture will form clear liquid on top and milk solids on bottom. strain clear liquid through cheesecloth. discard the rest. store in jar. will keep refrigerated up to 2 months.
Serves 10
Time to Make 0:00

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