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Ghee vs clarified butter: The difference between the two

by Mitun Mukherjee Milkio food product

Ghee vs clarified butter is an important factor to discuss. Both the products have been cooked to remove all the moisture and make it more shelf stable than butter. However, both the products are made from the same milk butter but the difference depends on the cooking timing. Ghee is cooked a few more times than butter. Here we will discuss the differences between the two products. If you start melting the butter in a pan and boil it a few times, you will see that the milk solids have been separated. At this stage if you strain the mixture separating the milk solids, you will get the pure clarified butter.


Clarified butter is mostly popular in the Western countries. But the traditional ghee making process is slightly different. To make ghee the milk solids are not removed and moreover they are simmered and boiled until the milk solids are turned brown and caramelized. Ghee has a nutty toasted aroma due to the caramelization of the milk solids. However, clarified butter is light golden in color and creamier in texture. Ghee is mostly used in Middle-Eastern countries for making sweets, vegetables and several other dishes.


While discussing ghee vs clarified butter, it is important to know that clarified butter is completely safe for lactose intolerants. But if you have dairy-sensitivity, clarified butter will be the better option. The traditional ghee making process is the best for making ghee. Both ghee and clarified butter are almost the same and both are great for improving digestion, promoting weight loss, staying energized, boosting immunity etc.



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