Homemade Ghee Recipe - How to make ghee from butter

Homemade Ghee Recipe

Mittu loves homemade ghee so we make sure ghee is always there in our kitchen and yes butter and ghee are always homemade except for rare occassions or when we have guests at home,we get butter alone from outside. On one such clicked this to post it here..I wouldn't have given much preference to this post if a reader hadnt asked for it :) Here is the step by step recipe for making ghee from homemade butter(click on link below for the recipe).

Homemade Ghee Recipe
This is how ghee looks(above pic) after few days, depends on the climatic conditions too.We had a gloomy weather when I made this so in few hrs ghee became thick.

Homemade Ghee Recipe

Homemade Ghee Recipe

Preparation Time : 5 mins | Cooking Time : 10 mins | Makes : 1 cup
Recipe Category: Dip | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

Unsalted Butter - 500 gms
Rock Salt - 4 small stones

Method:

  1. Heat the butter in a heavy bottomed kadai in medium low flame to avoid burning, keep stirring in between. The butter slowly melts down, keep stirring.
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
  2. Once it has melted down completely,allow the butter to boil - there will a sound when this process happens.Once the sound ceases the butter becomes frothy.
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
  3. And within few minutes the froth will collect at the top as you can see.
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
  4. Slowly the color turns to light brown ghee -
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
  5. At this stage add a pinch of rock salt or curry leaves and switch off. Rock salt is added for the residue to settle down.
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
  6. Now strain using a metal strainer.The residue is collected as you can see....We usually mix it with rice and eat...yummm.Pure homemade ghee is ready.
    Homemade Ghee Recipe
Cool down then store in a clean container.
Homemade Ghee Recipe

My Notes:

Homemade Ghee Recipe

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