Spiced Butter for Ethiopian Cooking

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Recipe by Sackville

Some Ethiopian recipes call for spiced butter or ghee. Here is one way to make your own. I presume if you have access to ghee (sold in the Indian section of your supermarket), you could skip the first few steps, making this recipe much easier!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the chopped ginger, garlic and onion together.
  2. Melt the butter over low heat, skimming the foam from the top of the melting butter, until it is clarified.
  3. Add onion mixture and spices and stir gently
  4. for about 15 minutes.
  5. Remove from the heat and let the spices settle.
  6. Strain and use as needed.

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