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ghee (ঘি) (today's sample record)

Language: Bengali

Description: Clarified butter. Ghee can be made at home simply by keeping butter on a very low heat for a few hours until the water evaporates. The melted butter will keep indefinitely, will not change colour on use and can be re-used many times without changing its character.

Ghee from a sweet perky cow and a milkmaid

Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: Bangladesh, India
Most frequent region: West Bengal
Also known as: nai, ney, neyyi, neyyu, thuppa, tuppa

See places: Bengali Food and Cuisine

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