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What is the difference between an oil smoke point and oil boiling point?

by Pallavi Goswami content writer

Ghee is the clarified version of butter that has been simmered for a long time to remove the impurities. The smoke point of ghee is much higher than butter or most other cooking oils. The boiling point of oils refers to a certain temperature at which an oil starts boiling and reaches its smoke point. Ghee or clarified butter is well-known for it's high smoke point. Smoke point is a certain temperature which is just above the boiling point. This is the highest temperature an oil can bear.

Ghee or clarified butter has become one of the most popular cooking ingredients. It's high smoke point (250⁰ C) is perfect for grilling, baking, sauteing, deep frying, or any other high-temperature cooking purposes. Those who love to cook on a high flame, should always use a high smoke point cooking oil. Ghee is a high smoke point cooking oil that is loaded with essential fatty acids and fat-soluble vitamins. 

Ghee can be a good substitute for coconut oil and olive oil. Make sure to have ghee in moderation. Ghee is high in calories .




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