Homemade White Butter (using Yoghurt). With a spoon or spatula collect the white butter in an air-tight container and store the butter in the refrigerator. You could also strain the butter from the buttermilk through a fine strainer. Some people use hands to completely squeeze out the buttermilk from the butter and then store it.
Did you know that you can make homemade butter in a jar? A few years back, my son's school teacher conducted a science experiment, and that just happened to be my volunteer day. Butter is made from yoghurt in Jordan as well. You can have Homemade White Butter (using Yoghurt) using 2 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Homemade White Butter (using Yoghurt)
- It’s 500 gm of Yoghurt.
- Prepare 1/4 cup of water.
This is typical of countries with sheep milk, as the sheep fat does not rise to the top spontaneously as with cow milk and people have learnt to churn butter from soured milk -aka yoghurt in a hot climate. You add cold water or ice to bring the temperature of the churned yoghurt down. Method Sift the flour and baking powder together into a large bowl, then add the yoghurt and salt in the centre. Mix well, gradually bringing the flour into the yoghurt, then knead the dough inside the bowl until smooth.
Homemade White Butter (using Yoghurt) step by step
- Add Yoghurt and water to a blender. If it's homemade Yoghurt, it's better. It gives appropriate results. That is why it should be a full fat thick and homemade one preferably..
- Blend on high for 25-30 minutes. This churning in a blender might differ depending upon the blender you have. So do not worry or panic if yours takes a few minutes more..
- A good quality high power watt blender is needed for this. If it gets heated up, stop for a while and then continue blending until blobs of butter are seen separated on the top..
- The whey that remains can be used in curries or for salted buttermilk or chaas. Store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator and 1/2 kg of yoghurt yields about 1 cup of fresh white butter..
- Homemade butter from yoghurt is all ready. Serve it with Parathas for a yummy meal..
Divide the dough into eight portions and roll into balls. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. If you forgot to reserve the water, use water from the tap. It might seem counterproductive to buy yoghurt to make yoghurt, but this is only necessary the first time. You can use the remaining yoghurt from your next batch to make the following one, and so on and so on.