Ghee

Ghee is a class of clarified butter that originated in South Asia and is commonly used in South Asian (Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Pakistani, and Iranian cuisine) cuisine and ritual.

The word ghee comes from Sanskrit: घृत (ghṛta, 'sprinkled') and has several names around the world (Bengali: ঘী ghi, Punjabi: ਘਿਉ ghio, Hindi: घी ghī, Gujarati: ઘી ghi, Maithili/Nepali: घ्यू ghyū, Urdu: گھی ghī, Oriya: ଘିଅ ghiô, Marathi/Konkani: तूप tūp, Kannada: ತುಪ್ಪ tuppa, Malayalam: നെയ്യ് ney, Tamil: நெய் ney, Telugu: నెయ్యి neyyi, Somali: subaag, Arabic: سمنة samna, Persian: روغن حیوانی roghan-e heivâni, Georgian: ერბო erbo, Indonesian: minyak samin, Malay: minyak sapi, Hausa: man shanu).

Read more about Ghee:  Preparation, In Hinduism, Culinary Uses, Medicinal Uses, Nutrition, Outside South Asia

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Shankarpali - Preparation
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Baati
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Ghee - Outside South Asia
... Several communities outside South Asia make ghee ... called samna baladi (سمنة بلدى, meaning "local ghee" i.e ... Egyptian ghee) identical to ghee in terms of process and result ...
Patrick Ghee
... Patrick Ghee (born May 5, 1984 in Kingsport, Tennessee) is an American football safety for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League ... He is the older brother of current Cincinnati Bengals CB Brandon Ghee ...
Bihari Cuisine - Traditional Cuisine
... It is often topped up with ghee ... Dhuska - a deep fried item prepared from a mixture of powdered rice and ghee but is salted ... Best accompanied with Ghee,Curd and Chokha and baigan bharta ...