Spiced Butter (Niter Kebbeh)

Recipe by Charlotte J
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large saucepan, melt the butter slowly over medium heat; do not let it brown.
  • Then bring butter to a boil.
  • Stir in the onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg.
  • Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered and undisturbed for 45 minutes.
  • Milk solids on the bottom of the pan should be golden brown, and the butter on top will be transparent.
  • Slowly pour the clear liquid into a bowl, straining through cheesecloth.
  • It is important that no solids are left in the niter kebbeh.
  • Transfer the kebbeh into a jar.
  • Cover tightly, and store in the refrigerator.
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