Tegelese Tesmi (Eritrean Herb Butter)

Total Time
40mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
35 mins

Tegelese Tesmi is a traditional Eritrean recipe for a classic form of ghee or clarified butter flavoured with onion, garlic and ginger. It is often listed in in recipe ingredients and is a flavourful substitute for ghee or butter, such as in Kulu'wa (Eritrean Chopped Meat). Enjoy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put the butter and the water in a frying-pan and heat them until the butter has melted.
  2. Add the other ingredients and simmer the mixture on low for 30 minutes, until the mixture stops skimming and the butter is clear. Do NOT stir the mixture. Sieve the butter and allow to cool down in a well closed jam jar .