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1494 ghee recipes


Last Updated : Aug 19,2019




घी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (ghee recipes in Hindi)
ઘી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (ghee recipes in Gujarati)

2255  Indian recipes using ghee

Indian recipes using ghee. Ghee has since years been deemed by Ayurveda as a ‘healing food’. Along with coconut oil and olive oil as healthy medium to cook, ghee also has come to limelight recently. In recent past, ghee was considered as a major culprit for heart diseases. But you must heard or seen our ancestors adding a dollop of ghee to their everyday fare – be it phulkas, khichdi, dal or subzi. This, in fact, was their secret to healthy and longer life.

Make your Ghee at home

Ghee is clarified butter which is made by simmering white butter to separate out the milk solids and evaporate the water. What remains behind is a pure combination of fats which is ghee or clarified butter. At home this pure ghee is made from white butter obtained from cow's or buffalo's milk. Learn how to make Ghee at home in 20 minutes. The greatest advantage is that this homemade ghee needs no refrigeration. It can be stored at room temperature in a cool, dry place for months. If you want ghee to last for a year, you can refrigerate it. Ghee obtained is liquid but it solidifies on storage, especially during winters when the temperatures are low and the surroundings are less warm. 

Ghee has its own nutty flavour rather than a sweet taste. It is a cooking medium which can effortlessly be a part of most dishes you can think of and you cook at home. Beyond the culinary uses kitchens, ghee finds its place in beauty and skin care too. All this is attributed to the wealth of nutrients it possess. It’s free of trans fats and cholesterol, so a source of healthy fat. This essential power food has many positive benefits on our body. Let’s scan them one-by-one.

Benefits of Ghee
 
Ghee : Other than calories and fats, the only nutrients that ghee is rich in are the vitamins – all of which are fat-soluble. All the 3 vitamins (Vitamin AVitamin E and Vitamin K) are antioxidants which have a role in removing free radicals from the body and protecting our cell as well as help in maintaining skin health and glow. Ghee is an excellent, high-quality selection medium of cooking because of its high smoke point. As compared to most oils and butter, ghee can handle a smoke point of 230°C, 450°F, thus its less prone to oxidant and destruction of nutrients. Yes, ghee does contain cholesterol, but some amount of cholesterol is needed by the body. Cholesterol has some functions to play too. It is necessary for hormone production, brain function, cell health and lubricating the joints. It is, in reality, a high quality fat for the body and brain. Ghee is loaded with fats but that’s medium chain fatty acids (MCT) which aid in weight loss. Ghee is healthy for daibetics in small amounts and you need to check your fat intake at the same time. Learn to easily make your ghee at home which is free of preservatives. See benefits of ghee
 
Enjoy our Ghee recipes, Indian Ghee recipes below. 
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Ghee Rice Recipe, How To Make Ghee Rice
Recipe# 4755
11 Dec 15

 by Tarla Dalal
When you want the focus to be on the subzi, then this is the best choice for your Main Course . Soothing yet flavourful, the Ghee Rice combines beautifully with elaborate Subzis / Curries and
Ghee Roast Dosa, Crispy Dosa with Milagai Powder
Recipe# 42270
24 Jan 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Ghee Roast Dosa is one of the most popular varieties of dosa in South Indian restaurants. It has the rich aroma of ghee and a wonderful texture that is crisp and golden coloured on the outer side and slightly softer inside. A sprinkling of malgapodi give ....
Tuppa Dosa, Soft Ghee Dosa
Recipe# 41384
19 Apr 18

 
by Tarla Dalal
Tuppa in Kannada means ghee, and that makes the highlight of this recipe obvious! This dosa is a special one, which is often made when there are guests. You can actually smell the ghee from outside the house, and it will make you drool! Since the batter for this dosa uses more urad than usual do ....
Kadai Paneer Subzi
Recipe# 58
08 Jul 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Treat yourself to this fine subzi, made in traditional kadai paneer style, spiced up with an assortment of spices and pastes. The addition of dried fenugreek leaves gives the Kadai Paneer Subzi its characteristic taste, while capsicum and tomatoes complement the paneer well in texture, flavour a ....
Dal Fry
Recipe# 1965
25 Jul 19

 by Tarla Dalal
From roadside dhabhas to global Indian restaurants, almost all diners serve this all-time favourite Dal Fry. A mixture of moong and masoor dal cooked to perfection and perked up with an aromatic tempering along with fried onions and tomatoes, this dal has a very pleasing texture and irresistib ....
Vegetable Biryani (  Desi Khana)
Recipe# 1551
06 Aug 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable biryani is a traditional mughlai main course item loaded with chopped vegetables, spices, saffron and dry fruits. On normal days, you can make it as a one-pot meal. Even as ingredients like capsicum and coriander spread their aroma, whiffs of saffron and other spices rise above all and pam ....
Moong Dal Halwa
Recipe# 3914
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
A classic recipe that is relished throughout Rajasthan during the winter months, as it is supposed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter winter cold. It is considered to be auspicious, and is often prepared during Holi, Diwali and weddings too. It takes a long time and lots of patienc ....
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka
Recipe# 30903
14 Jan 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
The Dal tadka is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant. However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen at nearly one-fifth the price. Made with split red l ....
Dal Baati Churma
Recipe# 3645
09 Aug 19

 by Tarla Dalal
This three-in-one treat is a typical Rajasthani treat. The Rajasthanis specialise in serving sweet and savoury dishes in combinations that steal the heart and delight the taste buds. A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one ....
Modak, Steamed Modak,  Ukadiche Modak For Ganesh Chaturthi
Recipe# 4950
10 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
It’s Ganesh Chaturthi ! Time to make umpteen varieties of modak, Ganesha’s favourite. Here is the Modak recipe, of rice flour shells filled with a succulent mixture of jaggery and coconut. While this mouth-watering delicacy ....
Rava Dosa, Onion Rava Dosa
Recipe# 169
25 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Rava dosa is a delectably crispy dosa that can be prepared instantly, without the need for any fermentation. A traditional tempering and quick mix-in of chopped onions, coriander and green chillies add excellent flavour to a batter made of ready flours and semolina. This dosa is indeed an ir ....
Moong Dal Khichdi, Gujarati Recipe
Recipe# 621
20 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal khichdi is very popular as a comfort food. It is sure to soothe you and make you feel better when you are off colour, especially if you are down with a fever or stomach ache! Dal and rice cooked together with peppercorns and flavoured with ghee, it is a light and healthy meal despite t ....
Gujarati Kadhi
Recipe# 106
28 May 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Kadhi is a traditional Gujarati preparation of a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with gram flour, which can be enhanced in many ways using other ingredients like pakoras and koftas. Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as ....
Sada Dosa
Recipe# 1681
12 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Delightfully crisp, golden-coloured pancakes made of a rice and urad dal batter, Dosas make a more indulgent breakfast compared to easy, steamed idlis! Combined with chutney and sambhar, Dosas are sumptuous and tasty, fit to be had not just for breakfast but for evening tiffin or even dinner. ....
Badam ka Halwa
Recipe# 3915
28 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy rooted in Indian tradition, Badam Halwa is indispensable for celebrations of any kind. It is good to have on normal days too! Infact, grandmas unfailingly advice their grandchildren to have a spoonful of this wholesome halwa every morning, all through the winter. This is one delicious mor ....
Broken Wheat Upma, Healthy Breakfast Recipe
Recipe# 4650
05 Jun 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Broken Wheat Upma, as the name suggests is a nutrient-rich wheat based upma. While the broken wheat brings in loads of dietary fibre and energy, carrot and green peas bring along a wealth of nutrients, especially
Moong Dal Kachori
Recipe# 3862
03 Jul 19

 by Tarla Dalal
A perfect kachori is one that is puffed up and flaky outside but hollow inside as the filling sticks to the crust. Here is how to make such an ideal kachori, right in your own kitchen. With a flavourful moong dal mixture as filling, this kachori is deep-fried patiently on a slow flame to achieve tha ....
Besan Laddoo ( Mithai)
Recipe# 2034
19 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Besan Laddoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian cuisine. It might be known by various names, but this delicious laddoos of spiced and sweetened besan is famous all over the country. When making this, remember that the rich flavour of the laddoo depends ....
Gobi Paratha,  Punjabi Gobi Paratha
Recipe# 30915
30 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Gobi or cauliflower grows abundantly in the Punjab. This vegetable is enjoyed by people of all ages and is a specialty at most celebration and religious gatherings. Here gobi has been combined with a cooked onion masala and used as a stuffing for a
Atte ka Malpua
Recipe# 3911
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Atte ka Malpua is just what you need to warm your heart on a cold, winter’s day. It is not surprising then that this is a traditional favourite in Rajasthani households, especially during the unrelenting winter days. The smell of sugary, spicy whole wheat batter deep-frying in ghee, especially the p ....
Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
23 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
With a characteristic sweet and sour taste, this traditional dal recipe is quite reflective of Gujarati culture and uses the typical ingredients and spices. While this is an everyday dal, it takes on a festive hue when ingredients like peanuts an ....
Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
Recipe# 3608
03 Aug 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Everybody loves to savour the traditional flavours of homemade mithais. If it includes a dose of good health, then it becomes all the more desirable and enjoyable, without guilt! Here is an easy way to make tasty, low-calorie gajar halwa, whi ....
Dal Dhokli ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 578
10 May 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Dal dhokli is a sunday morning delight in most traditional Gujarati households! A perfect combination of spiced whole wheat flour dhoklis simmered in Gujarati dal, this can be classified as a sumptuous one-dish meal , but you could also ....
Mixed Vegetables Patiala Style
Recipe# 1499
07 Mar 16

 
by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite from Punjab, the Mixed Vegetables Patiala Style is made of veggies perked up with spices and pungent pastes. Note that the veggies and pastes are all sautéed in ghee, which gives a unique flavour and aroma to this dish. Milk gives a rich flavour and creamy texture to the ....
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