Vegan Niter Kebbeh (Ethiopian Butter)

Total Time
1hr 40mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 40 mins

Niter Kebbeh is essential to Ethiopian cooking, and is great for experimental fusion cooking. You may want to make a berbere spice paste as well.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop onions.
  2. In a soup pot gradually the heat the oil and margarine to bubbling.
  3. When the top is covered with foam add the other ingredients and reduce to simmer for 45 to 60 minutes.
  4. Take the pot off the heat, and pour through a cheesecloth into a heat-resistant container. Discard the spices and solids.
  5. Cover tightly and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.

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