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FakeOrNot? 🤔 Discover the Truth Behind Your Ghee!

In today's fast-paced world, the drive for easy money has led some to compromise on health and safety by adulterating food products, from ice cream to milk and spices to salt. We often hear of such frauds, but did you know you have the power to test the authenticity of the products you use right at home? Let's explore how you can determine whether the ghee you are using is pure or adulterated with some simple tests.

  1. Boiling Water Test: Heat a pot of water and add two teaspoons of ghee. Turn off the heat, cover the pot, and let it sit for 24 hours. If the ghee remains a light yellow and does not solidify, it is pure.

  2. Heat Test: Heat two teaspoons of ghee in a pan. If it turns into a light wheat color, it indicates purity.

  3. Water Test: Mix a teaspoon of ghee in a glass of water. Pure ghee will float, whereas adulterated ghee will sink to the bottom.

  4. Acid Test: Take a teaspoon of ghee, add half a teaspoon of salt and a few drops of hydrochloric acid, and leave it undisturbed for half an hour. If the ghee does not change color, it is pure; if it changes, it's adulterated.

By performing these tests, you can ensure the quality of ghee at home, safeguarding your family’s health!