Recipe for Grass Fed Ghee

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Recipe for Grass Fed Ghee

Typically associated with Indian cooking, Ghee is clarified butter made by removing the milk proteins from unsalted butter. The removal of the milk proteins leaves behind a flavorful spread that is lactose free and more nutritionally dense.

Ghee is valued in the world of alternative health due to its ability to aid digestion and preserve cellular structure. Ghee is also an excellent source for vitamin A. However, Ghee is largely made up of saturated fat, therefore caution should be exercised when consuming. Ghee has a high tolerance for heat and can be used for frying and sautéing a variety of meals.

Recipe for Grass Fed Ghee:

Ingredients and Equipment:

  • 1 pound of chopped unsalted grass fed butter

  • Skillet

  • Mason Jars

  • Strainer

  • Ladle

  • Spoon


  • Ready the skillet on a low flame and then add in the butter.

  • Allow butter to melt and continue to cook until white protein forms on the top (about 15 to 20 minutes)

  • Spoon the white formation off the top and continue to cook the ghee until the liquid turns to a clear light brown and milk solids settle on the bottom. (this should take another 20 more minutes)

  • Continue to cook the ghee until the proteins on the bottom darken, kill the heat (this should take another 20 to 30 minutes).

  • Ready the mason jar by putting the strainer on the top.

  • Next, pour the Ghee into the jar and allow to harden.

  • Ghee has a shelf life of 2 months and does not require refrigeration

  • Reference the video tutorial if you need more of a visual how to.