Ghee Butter is something that Indians use in all possible dishes. It is used in place of oil in many main course dishes, it is used as a spread on normal chapattis, and it is used for garnishing purposes and used for adding flavors to soups and many other Indian delicacies. An Indian meal is said to be incomplete without Ghee butter. One thing that people ignore is that ghee can be hazardous to your health especially your heart if you are getting old. It can lead to many health problems and therefore dealt with properly. So make yourself aware of the ghee butter and its calorie content.
Keeping in mind that the serving quantity is one cup of ghee butter the following readings have been provided.
- Calories: 1795.8
- Fats: 203.9 grams
- Carbs: 0 grams
- Proteins: 0.57 grams
From the above readings it is clear that there are total 1795.8 calories in one cup of ghee butter out of which 1835.4 are calories from fat. From these readings you can see how huge the number of calories is in this ghee.
Coming to fat content, total fat content constitutes 314% of the total daily intake. Out of the total fat 126.9 grams is saturated fat which constitutes 635% of the daily intake. As for trans fat, ghee has 7.6 grams of polyunsaturated fat and 58.9 grams of monounsaturated fat. It is also high in cholesterol content and contains 524.8 grams of cholesterol which constitutes 175 % of daily intake. As for sodium and potassium they are present in 3.3 milligrams and 10 milligrams respectively in ghee butter. Proteins constitute 1% in total daily intake but total carbs is 0 and therefore it has nil contribution. As for vitamins, ghee has 154% Vitamin A, 13% Vitamin E and 1% Calcium.