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Ghee - Clarified Butter

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Homemade Ghee
Ghee is an ingredient in many Middle Eastern dishes. It is also called clarified butter. Ghee can be quite expensive in the stores; making it in your own kitchen is easy and inexpensive. You can store ghee in an airtight container on a pantry shelf.


  • 1 pound unsalted butter


Using a medium saucepan, heat butter on medium heat.

Allow butter to melt and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. You will notice that the oil will separate itself. The top will begin to froth; remove froth.

Allow the oil to become clear. Once clear, remove from heat and allow to cool for 15 minutes.

After cooling, strain ghee through a very fine strainer into container or jar, or through 3-5 layers of cheesecloth.

Put lid on container and store on shelf.
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Missing steps..., Member A1231

Hi there, kind of sorry to give a low ranking, however I think you should inform that this is a quick version of ghee not the proper version for good health benefits which separates the butter fat properly. This quick version also sacrifices on taste, shelf life and smoke point. I think people need to learn to make traditional foods thoroughly.

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