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Homemade butter

Butter and ghee (clarified butter) are ential ingredient in every Indian household. These days, butter is easily available in the market, but it does not have the freshness of homemade butter.
5 from 1 vote
Course Others
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins


  • 200 mL whipping cream


  • Before starting, make sure the cream is chilled and very cold
  • Pour the cream into a large bowl
  • Start whisking it in circular motion
  • The cream starts to get frothy
  • The cream then starts to form a soft peak. We are half way there
  • Keep whisking it further
  • You will notice the colour changing into yellow
  • The fat (butter) and liquid (buttermilk) will start separating slowly
  • Continue until all of the butter and buttermilk is separated
  • Squeeze out the butter and put it in cold water. Alternatively, you may strain the butter using a strainer
  • Store the butter in refrigerator and use as needed
  • You may use the buttermilk for pancakes, cakes etc. or add a pinch of chaat masala / fresh herbs to make a refreshing drink
Nutrition Facts
Homemade butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 8 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 2mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 33IU1%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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