Ankole’s golden sauce and spice: Ghee
It may be an important part of the cuisine in Ankole, but today ghee is enjoyed in many parts of Uganda and can be bought both in local communities in Western Uganda, local markets in different parts of Uganda and off the shelves of uptown supermarkets.
The significance of ghee in pastoral communities is renowned. A sauce and spice, this by product of milk is the raw material for some popular meals in Ankole, such as eshabwe and enuniira (light white-milky sauce). However, ghee is also enjoyed with other meals such as katogo, beans, vegetables or as a replacement for cooking oil.
You can read more about the transformation process: here