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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Ethiopian Spiced Clarified Butter Recipe



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Niter Kibbeh Ethiopian Spiced Clarified Butter Recipe

Niter Kibbeh Ethiopian Spiced Clarified Butter

African recipes by African Gourmet

Niter Kibbeh is a traditional Ethiopian butter preparation of spiced clarified butter. Niter Kibbeh is a clarified butter without any solid milk particles or water. Niter Kibbeh is used in daily cooking throughout Ethiopia, South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libya, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.



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Yield about 1 ½ cups

Ethiopian Butter Recipe


Ingredients

2 cups unsalted butter
2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon sweet paprika
½ teaspoon ground ginger
½ teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon ground cardamom
¼ teaspoon dried thyme
¼ teaspoon ground fenugreek
¾ teaspoon salt or to taste
Pinch of freshly ground black pepper

Directions 
Melt the butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to low and simmer 6-7 minutes with spices. Remove from the heat and skim the solids from the butter. When a second foam forms on top of butter, and the butter turns golden brown the Niter Kibbeh is ready. Strain the Niter Kibbeh using cheesecloth and store in airtight container.

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