Reasons to add ghee in your diet

Author Pallavi Sawant Last Updated: Friday, 25 November 2016 (16:46 IST)
With the new guidelines by the USA Dietary guidelines, maybe it’s time to move over olive oil. is making its way back into the kitchen. Ghee, or clarified butter, once a staple ingredient of Indian cooking had lost its sheen because it was deemed unhealthy.  But in reality, it is packed with a myriad health benefits. But first, here’s are some quick facts about our good ol’ desi ghee.
 

Ghee Nutrition Facts

One Tablespoon (15g) of desi ghee contains approximately 135 calories, all of which come from fat. It contains 45% of the daily recommended value of fat. It also contains 45mg cholesterol. Ghee does not contain protein, sugar, fiber or carbohydrates.
 
Most people would prefer ghee over oils as it scores a lot on the flavor quotient, but there are many more reasons to make the switch to rock your culinary world.
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