I have been making my own Ghee for a while now and believe me when I say it is truly easy. It is a staple in my kitchen, not to mention all the health benefits it provides! I use ghee for searing meats, sautéing veggies, cooking eggs or adding to sweeter recipes. Delicious!
Simply put, ghee is clarified butter, also known as butter oil or drawn butter. It is the pre golden yellow butter oil that remains when the milk solids and water have been removed. It is rich in fat soluble vitamins like A, D, and K2. I strongly recommend using organic butter from pastured (grass-fed) animals.
Brands of Organic butter from pastured (grass-fed) animals I use and recommend are:
How to make Ghee (about 1 1/2 cups of ghee):
- 1 pound of organic, pasture butter (2 bricks)
- cheese cloth or thin fabric for straining
- glass container
Store the ghee in the glass container at room temperature for up to six months or in the refrigerator for up to one year.