Niter Kibbeh

Spiced Butter

Preparation info
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in
Saka Saka: Adventures in African cooking, south of the Sahara

By Anto Cocagne and Aline Princet

Published 2022

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  • 1 French shallot
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 cm (¾ inch</



Peel the shallot, garlic and ginger. Mince the shallot, crush the garlic and chop the ginger.

Melt the butter in a saucepan over low heat. Remove from the heat and clarify it by using a small skimmer to remove the froth and whey.

While the butter is still hot, add the shallot, garlic, ginger and all of the herbs and spices.

Return to the heat and le