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Also Known As : Makkhan


Usage Tips

  1. It can be spread on bread or used to saute or cook vegetables/seafood/meat.
  2. It can also be used in baking and pan-frying.

Common names and forms

  1. Butter Fat
  2. Butter(Oil)
  3. Certified Organic Butter
  4. For Frosting: Butter
  5. Milk Fat (Butter)
  6. Softened Butter
  7. Table Butter
  8. Tablespoon Butter
  9. Unsalted Butter


Butter is a pale yellow colored food which is produced when lactic acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned. It is traditionally derived from animal milk, usually cows.Two types of butter that are consumed are salted and unsalted butter. The unsalted butter is used in both baking and cooking. It contains at least 80% of milk fat. Salted butter is commonly used with bread. 

Health benefits

  • Butter helps to maintain bone health and promotes bone repair and growth.(1)
  • It prevents calcification of joints that may result in arthritis.(1)
  • Butter is beneficial for brain and nervous system development.(1)
  • Butter helps prevent gastrointestinal issues.(1)
  • Butter promotes eye health.(1)
  • It also boosts immunity of the body.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose butter made from raw fresh cream. Avoid if it smells sour.


Butter can cause cancer as it is high in bovine leukemia virus that affects cattle. It can also increase cholesterol level in the body if consumed excessively.(2)

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