How to Make Ghee (Clarified Butter) At Home

November 11, 2019 0 By Iqbal Kaur
Homemade Fresh & Pure Ghee

Ghee also known as clarified butter is generally made from milk (cow milk or buffalo milk). It is very popular in Asian cooking and it has been used as cooking oil in India and Pakistan. It is also used for new born babies massage and in Ayurveda massage too. It is also used in herbal ointments as a base to aid rashes and burns.

Health Benefits of Ghee

  • Great source of Energy
  • Keeps you warm inside
  • Source of Good Fat
  • It support the health of the Intestinal Walls
  • Applying Ghee over Chapattis bring down the Glycemic Index
  • Good for Heart: Ghee also increases the cholesterol levels in the body like other oils but it is much safer for heart health as compared to refined oil and even studies also shown that ghee is good for increasing good cholesterol and lowering bad cholesterol.
  • Good for Skin: Ghee has all vital fatty acids which help in skin cells hydration

Preparation Time: 14 days

Cook Time: 20

Author: Iqbal Kaur


  • Homemade butter from cream (Malai)


  • First step making white butter or safed makhan from malai (cream) – Click for recipe to how to make white butter at home
  • Transfer the butter into Kadai or deep pan and start heating on low flame
Safed Makhan
White Butter or Safed Makhan
  • Butter will start melting in just 5 minutes and you’ll see clear bubbles forming on top Heat the butter till you see the clear ghee on top and hard burned milk solids in the bottom
Clarified Butter
Clarified Butter
  • Switch off the flame when you see the clear ghee and let it cool down to some extent
  • Strain the ghee in a clean container and you can store it in fridge or refrigerator for a longer period.
  • Enjoy the fresh and pure homemade ghee.


  • If you want to store the ghee for a longer time then heat the butter till milk solids completely burned (brown in color)