Types of ghee: know the best 9 ghee varieties before you shop

  • August 17, 2021
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Types of ghee are a shoppers’ priority concern.

Different types of ghee are available in the market, and you have to buy it according to your budget and cooking style. Yes, you have read it right! You can buy ghee as per your cooking style. But before that, let’s know what the best quality ghee is.


Grass-fed vs. Grain-fed ghee

Broadly there are two types of ghee. One is grain-fed ghee, and the other is grass-fed ghee. As the name implies, grain-fed ghee is produced from cow milk which is fed on grains, and other offers which are not compulsory grass-based. Grain-fed milk may contain the residues of the medicines administered on grain-fed cows like steroids, antibiotics, etc. Grain-fed ghee is often found quality compromised.

In comparison to grain-fed ghee, ghee experts prefer grass-fed ghee as a nutritious option for ghee users. Grass-fed ghee is prepared from the milk of 100% grass-fed cows. In this grass-fed dairy farming, cows are maintained as free on the green pasture, and they are treated with antibiotics or germinal medicine to increase their milking capacity. According to dairy research, grass-fed milk is more nutritious than grain-fed milk, and for a similar reason, grass-fed ghee is superior to grain-fed ghee variety.

For example, Milkio Grass-fed ghee is a New Zealand product and here the stringent quality is maintained. 

Types of ghee

Grass-fed cultured ghee
One of the unique types of ghee clarified butter is grass-fed cultured ghee. 

Instead of producing ghee from grass-fed butter, ghee manufacturers produce cultured ghee from grass-fed cream. The uniqueness of grass-fed cultured ghee is its high aroma and the presence of lactic acid in it.

Cultured grass-fed ghee is suitable for severe lactose-intolerant people. It is a high smoke point enabled, storage-friendly grass-fed ghee option. It is available widely in the market, but all grass-fed claim is not authentic. For authentic grass-fed ghee, you may opt for the grass-fed organic ghee option.  


Grass-fed organic ghee

Grass-fed organic ghee is bottled dairy excellence and guaranteed purity. It is made from organic grass-fed butter. Organic grass-fed butter is made from organic dairy grams where cows are treated with better care and under certain pre-fixed parameters.

  • In an organic dairy farm, cows are allowed to roam on the green pasture.
  • They are fed by green grass and grass-based fodders only.
  • These cows are not treated by hormonal medicines or antibiotics. Hence grass-fed cow milk is free from all types of toxins.
  • Organic cows are allowed to roam on the green pasture round the year.
  • Organic farms collect the cow feed green grass only from the organic pastures where at least for the last three years, farmers have not used chemical fertilizer or pesticides.

Organic ghee is counted as a superior product. However, authentic grass-fed ghee has to be certified by a reputed product certifier. For example, Milkio Organic grass-fed ghee is certified by BioGro, New Zealand. Milkio Grass-fed organic ghee is USDA certified for its 100% purity.


Grass-Fed Cultured Organic Ghee

When the purity and authenticity of organic ghee and the food safety of cultured ghee get combined, ghee manufacture produces Grass-Fed Cultured Organic Ghee. This is one of the premium types of ghee that is prepared from grass-fed cream, and the ghee clarified butter contains lactic acid, which is 100% risk-free for severe lactose-intolerant people.

Grass-fed cultured organic ghee is a storage-stable dairy product, and it offers a high aroma. Milkio Grass-Fed Cultured Organic Ghee offers a high smoking point, and it is highly suitable for high temperature cooking like baking, sautéing, deep-frying, etc.

Milkio grass-fed cultured ghee is storage-friendly. You can store this dairy product for 12-18 months from its manufacturing date without refrigeration support. It is Paleo and Keto diet-friendly product.  


Grass-Fed Sheep Ghee

Grass-fed sheep ghee is cooked from milk cream made of Grass-fed sheep milk, and it is a high aroma product, offers a high smoking point.

  • Sheep ghee contains multiple vitamins like vitamin A, D, E, and K2.
  • It contains up to 67.4 % saturated fats.
  • The ghee contains all Omega Fatty Acids like 3 – 6.
  • Milkio grass-fed sheep ghee contains Choline, a confirmed remedy for memory improvement, mood regulator, muscle strength-booster, and ghee, which helps and promotes different brain and nervous system functions.
  • Sheep milk contains a remarkable range of essential minerals, including zinc, magnesium, and calcium, so it is suitable for daily diet.
  • Sheep ghee is good for healthy bones, skincare, and digestion friendliness.


Garlic grass-fed ghee

One of the delicious ghee types in the infused category is garlic grass-fed ghee. The power and benefit of ghee get combined with the therapeutic benefits of garlic as an herb. It is an infused type of ghee. Garlic Ghee is a rich, flavorful, lactose-free substitute to regular butter and common cooking oils.

Ghee has excellent health benefits, and garlic has natural antibiotic qualities, which help reduce inflammation. Garlic ghee is healthy cooking oil, and it is a healthy spread, which is Keto and Paleo-friendly. It helps in boosting natural immunity in the body.


Lime grass-fed ghee

The freshness of lime and the healthy creamy texture of ghee is the feel of grass-fed lime ghee. You can use it in cooking and in making sandwiches or snacks, testier and tangy.

Lime grass-fed ghee is made by mixing lemon extract and grass-fed ghee. In Milkio, it is a winning formula here. The benefits of grass-fed remain intact. At the same time, you will get to enjoy the lemony freshness in its every dollop.

Milkio grass-fed lime ghee is storage-friendly and a healthy substitute for cheese and butter on your breakfast recipes. You can use ghee in cooking as well as a healthy seasoning in your salads and sautéed veggies. It is free of color, gluten, preservative, GMO, lactose, and casein, etc.  

Milkio grass-fed lime ghee offers a high smoking point, making it an ideal cooking oil for everyday cooking and gourmet cooking.


Himalayan Salt Infused Ghee

Usually, ghee is made from unsalted butter; hence it cannot be the substitute for salted butter due to its blunt taste. But when it is Himalayan Salt Infused Ghee, it can replace salted butter anytime in cooking or use of ghee in garnishing. The salty taste of Himalayan pink salt and ghee’s wholesome goodness get available with Himalayan Salt Infused Ghee.

It is a safe and tasty cooking oil for all types of cooking. 

You can use it as a spread, a condiment to cooking, and safe, healthy oil for high-temperature cooking because of its excellent stability.

Grass-fed offers multiple benefits. Besides, Himalayan Pink salt offers dietary support for improving digestion, regulating blood sugar level, and holding a higher concentration of trace minerals than regular table salt. When you use Himalayan Salt Infused Ghee, you will experience taste, health, and satisfaction at one go.

Milkio Himalayan Salt Infused Ghee is gluten-free Carb free, lactose, and casein-free dairy that even lactose intolerants can add to their diet.


A2 Organic Ghee

A2 Protein is found in the dairy milk of healthy cows. The status/quantity of A2 protein may vary in breeds, but the best quality grass-fed milk from NZ cows offers the highest quantity of A2 protein. Milkio grass-fed A2 ghee is 100% pure and does not contain any steroid, GMO, or antibiotic residue. It is a natural product without synthetic color, flavor, and preservative.

With a high smoke point and storage friendliness, A2 Organic Ghee by Milkio Foods is a top-quality storage-staple, and one of the most in-demand types of ghee for ghee enthusiasts.


These are the 9 (nine) types of ghee clarified butter, but they are all made of grass-fed milk butter of the finest quality. In Milkio Foods, all these 9 grass-fed gutter is available for consumer choice and purchase. Milkio ghee range is made in New Zealand, and only organic grass-fed butter is used here for making ghee.

Milkio Foods offers private label ghee and ghee contract manufacturing facility for clients interested in retailing Milkio ghee range of products or interested in owning a private label brand for ghee. Now you can place your orders through eBay and Etsy for deliveries in the USA.


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