Niter Kibbeh: Ethiopian Spiced Butter

Recipe courtesy Woine of Taste of Ethiopia, Austin, Texas.
Show: Eden Eats Episode: Austin
TOTAL TIME: 25 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 20 min
YIELD: 9 cups
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1/3 cup black cumin
  • 1/3 cup koseret (dried woodsy flavored herb, dried oregano can be substituted)
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Directions

Melt the butter on low heat in a large pot. Blend together the bishop seeds, cardamom seeds and black cumin until powder form using coffee grinder or food processor. Pour into the butter. Add the dried koseret. Bring to a boil then simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. When room temperature, skim the frothy milk solids off of the top. Carefully pour the clear, clarified butter into a large storage container.

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