Homemade Butter

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Total Time:
2-3 days
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Melt Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups cream from boiled and chilled milk
  • 1/5 tsp - curds

How to Make Homemade Butter

  • Bring milk to a boil, cool and refrigerate for 5-6 hours.
  • A thick layer of cream will form. Remove carefully with perforated spoon.
  • Store in a container with a lid. Refrigerate. Add more to it from the next lot of milk.
  • Collect until you have at least 2 cups.
  • Now add curd, mix lightly, and cover. Keep in a dark warm place for 6-7 hours
  • Beat set cream till the butter separates from liquid
  • Add 3 cups chilled water and collect butter into a lump
  • Pour out the buttermilk.
  • Use this buttermilk to make kadhi or knead dough for any roti.
  • If you want to use the butter to make ghee, do not wash any further.
  • But if you plan on making flavoured or salted butter, then wash 2-3 times more with chilled water.
  • Drain out all water, and use as desired.