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Ghee (sumneh)

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  Butter 2 Pound

Place butter in a large saucepan, melt and bring to the boil.
Allow to boil for a few minutes watching very carefully.
As soon as the froth on the surface starts to disperse, remove immediately from heat and allow to cool.
Skim off the remainder of froth.
Pour into a glass or earthenware jar, being careful not to pour in the sediment on the bottom. Makes: 2 lbs (1 kg)
Variation - Half margarine can be substituted for half the amount of butter.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6505 Calories from Fat 6467

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 736 g1132%

Saturated Fat 466 g2330%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1950.7 mg650.2%

Sodium 99.8 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 0.54 g0.18%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 8 g15.4%

Vitamin A 453.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 21.8% Iron 1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Ghee (sumneh) Recipe