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Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in Salad, Spices | 0 comments

Nit’ir Qibe

Nit’ir Qibe

  • SumoMe

After Berbere another most important ingredient of Ethiopian cooking is Nit’ir Qibe.As i found out,the star ingredient of the show is clarified butter or “Ghee” as Indians have known it.I am very well used to “Ghee” growing up.My grandmother churned the milk and made ghee,something i have watched growing up.Aroma is just intoxicating when that happens.

Nit'ir qibe spices

Nit’ir qibe spices

Nit’ir qibe is basically spice infused ghee.Isn’t that clever?When you  are making dish using Nit’ir Qibe,your five senses will awaken and your kitchen would be filled with aroma.

Nit'ir qibe spices

Nit’ir qibe spices

Nit’ir Qibe

Ingredients

  1. 1/2 cup Ghee
  2. 1/4 small chopped onion
  3. 1 clove garlic crushed
  4. 1/2 tsp Fenugreek
  5. 1/2 tsp Oregano
  6. 1/2 tspTurmeric
  7. 1 tsp grated ginger
  8. 1 tsp cumin
  9. 1/4 tsp sage
  10. 4 cardamom pods broken

Instructions

  1. In a pan,add ghee along with rest of the ingredients.
  2. Keep cooking at low heat for 20 mins or so.
  3. Strain the spices and rest is edible liquid gold 🙂
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