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Saturday, April 18, 2009

North African and Indian South African Ghee Recipe

North African and Indian South African Ghee Recipe

Clarified Butter, Ghee Recipe
Ghee is a clarified butter without any solid milk particles or water. Ghee is used in daily cooking throughout South Africa, Algeria, Egypt, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Libya), Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia.

African Ghee Recipe

Our Ghee recipe enriches the flavors of both sweet and savory North African and Indian South African foods.


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Ghee can be used in place of butter and is perfect for use as a cooking oil.

North and South African Ghee

African Ghee Recipe

African recipes by African Gourmet

Ghee is a traditional North African and Southern African preparation of clarified butter

Prep time: Cook time: Total time:   Yield about 1 ½ cups

Ingredients:
2 cups unsalted butter

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. 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 ghee is ready. Strain the ghee using cheesecloth and store in airtight container.




Did you know?
Ghee is a clarified butter photo by Chiot's RunThere is no better way to understand a culture than through its food. Food bonds families, friends and communities as well as giving everyday nourishment. African cooking is an oral tradition and traditional recipes were handed down by word of mouth rather than writing a recipe.

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