How to make How to make Desi Ghee -

The flavour of home-made ghee is absolutely fantastic.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Butter (मक्खन ), Muslin cloth

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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How to make Desi Ghee

How to make Desi Ghee Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for How to make Desi Ghee Recipe

  • Butter white unsalted (makkhan) 1 kilogram

  • Muslin cloth as required


Step 1

Transfer unsalted butter in a non-stick pan. Clean it under running water and throw away all the extra water keeping the unsalted butter.

Step 2

Heat the unsalted butter in a non-stick pan for 45 minutes on low heat or till the moisture evaporates and the milk solids settle. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Strain the ghee using a muslin cloth. Bring down to room temperature.

Step 4

Serve or store.

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