from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A clarified semifluid butter used especially in Indian cooking.
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- n. A type of clarified butter used in South Asian cooking; usli ghee.
- n. vegetable oil for cooking.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Butter clarified by boiling, and thus converted into a kind of oil.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East Indies, a liquid clarified butter made from the milk of cows and buffaloes, coagulated before churning.
- n. The solid fat obtained from the seeds of Madhuca butyracea, a tree found in northern India. It is used as a food, and also for an ointment, and in making soap and candles.
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- n. clarified butter used in Indian cookery
He said it was made by frying shredded carrots in ghee and then simmering in whole milk with sugar till is formed a thick mass and left the sides of the pot.
Just think of the cauliflower as being served in a butter sauce -- the ghee is crucial to the success of the dish.
The ghee is just to lubricate the tummy as the mangoes create heat.
Now add the gundar that had been fried in ghee in the beginning.
A blend of baby spinach, Swiss chard and just a tiny bit of broccoli, sauteed in ghee, cornflour, spices and topped with home made paneer ...... a treat for hungry stomachs, serve this with some puris or parathas and you have a meal that is sure to nourish.
Fry beetroot in ghee, then sprinkle milk or water and close the pan, till it looses its raw flavour.
A tarka is made of spices and sometimes onions or chiles cooked in ghee or oil, then stirred into a dish just before serving to fill it with fragrance and delightful flavor.
The Saudi ones required a new ingredient, ghee, which is clarified butter, and you cook the dough on top of the stove.
For without ghee, which is produced from milk, there can be no sacrifice.
-- Butter is very partially used by the Natives; they use ghee, which is a sort of clarified butter, chiefly produced from the buffalo's milk.