Definition of ghee
: a semifluid clarified butter made especially in India
Recent Examples of ghee from the Web
A whole steamed fish, slathered in black bean ghee and topped with cilantro, is promptly devoured.
Spread a tablespoon of butter, or ghee, which is clarified butter, on top of the rice.
Heat equal parts of olive oil and clarified butter or ghee — about 3 tablespoons total — until the butter is melted.
Coat the interior and exterior of the fish with ghee.
In the meantime, pan fry the mushrooms in a little ghee or coconut oil (about a teaspoon) for 2-3 minutes, until lightly browned on each side.
Chef Charlie Yusta prizes ghee for its high smoke point and its complexity.
Chop dates and add them to a saucepan over medium heat along with ghee and cardamom.
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Origin and Etymology of ghee
Hindi & Urdu ghī, from Sanskrit ghṛta
First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
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