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DESI A2 GHEE (Hallikar Cow's, Pride of Karnataka) -100% Natural (500 ml)

DESI A2 GHEE (Hallikar Cow's, Pride of Karnataka) -100% Natural (500 ml)

SKU: KNA2GH0500ML
₹900.00 Regular Price
₹775.00Sale Price

This 100% Natural A2 Hallikar Cow Ghee is made from the milk of Indian breed Hallikar Cow form rural villages of Karnataka and is a great source of nutrition for your family. It is a rich source of Vitamin A, D, E, and K, and is known to be rich in antioxidants and Omega 3 fatty acids. Hallikar Cow Ghee is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties, making it ideal for people looking to reduce inflammation in their bodies. It is also cholesterol-free and has a high smoke point which makes it suitable for deep-frying and sautéing. Finally, it can be used for various kinds of cooking, adding a unique aroma and flavor to your dishes. Try it today and experience the goodness of Hallikar Cow Ghee

  • How is our Hallikar Cow Desi A2 Ghee Made?

    Our desi ghee made by churning milk and curd bi-directionally and made during Bhrama Muhurat. We work with self help women groups in Karnataka aggregiating milk from cows of natural farmers to increase thier source of income and with an objective to save desi breeds of cows in India. Most of our cows are grazed in open fields/meadow by our farmers community of in Karnataka. This ensures that the fodder feed to our cows is chemical free and healthly. 

  • Source

    All required milk to prepare our A2 Ghee is sourced from grass-fed cows of the Indian Hallikar breed, known for its high A2 beta casein content. Rich in vitamins A, D, and E, it is a great source of essential fatty acids and Omega-3 fatty acids for a healthy diet. This 500 ml jar of Ghee is perfect for adding a nutty, buttery flavor to your favorite dishes, without sacrificing health.

  • About Hallikar Cows

    Hallikar cows are desi (native) Indian breed cows originating from teh former princely state of Vijayanagarm, presently part of Karnataka. 

    The cows colour is grey or dark grey.

    The breed is compact, muscular and medium size animal with prominent forehead, long-horns and strong legs.

    The breed is best known for its draught capacity and especially for its trotting ability

  • About A2 Ghee?

    A2 ghee is a type of clarified butter made from the milk of cows that predominantly produce A2 beta-casein protein in their milk. The terms "A1" and "A2" refer to two different variants of beta-casein, which is a major protein found in cow's milk. These variants differ by a single amino acid in their protein structure.

    A2 beta-casein is the original and older form of the protein, believed to be present in the milk of traditional cattle breeds, including many Indian indigenous cow breeds such as the Hallikar cow, Gir cow, and others. A1 beta-casein, on the other hand, is a mutation that is more prevalent in certain Western breeds of cows, like Holstein and Friesian.

    The A2 milk movement has gained popularity in recent years, with proponents suggesting that A2 milk and dairy products (such as A2 ghee) may have several potential health benefits, including being easier to digest for some individuals and having a different protein profile that could be less likely to cause digestive discomfort compared to A1-containing dairy.

     

  • Benefits of Desi Ghee (A2, Hallikar Cows)

    Hallikar Cow A2 Ghee, a type of clarified butter made from the milk of Hallikar cows, which are native to India, is believed to offer several health benefits. 

    • Rich in Nutrients: A2 ghee is a good source of essential vitamins (A, D, E, and K) and minerals (calcium, phosphorus) that support overall health.

    • Lactose and Casein Free: A2 ghee is usually free from lactose, making it a suitable option for individuals who are lactose intolerant. During the clarification process, the milk solids containing lactose and casein are removed from ghee. This makes it suitable for individuals who are lactose intolerant or sensitive to casein.

    • Digestive Aid: Ghee contains butyric acid, which is believed to support a healthy digestive system by promoting beneficial gut bacteria and reducing inflammation.

    • Boosts Immunity: The vitamins and antioxidants in A2 ghee may help strengthen the immune system, promoting overall health and reducing the risk of infections.

    • Healthy Cooking Oil (High Smoke Point) : A2 Ghee has a high smoke point, making it suitable for high-temperature cooking methods like frying and sautéing without producing harmful compounds

    • Good for Skin: A2 ghee is rich in vitamin E, which may help promote healthy skin, reduce dryness, and maintain a natural glow.

    • Weight Management: Some proponents believe that the healthy fats in A2 ghee can aid in weight management by providing a feeling of satiety and supporting the body's metabolism.

    • Enhances Flavor: A2 ghee has a rich and flavorful taste, enhancing the flavors of dishes when used in cooking.

    • Cultural Significance: A2 ghee has cultural significance in Indian cuisine and rituals, making it an important part of traditional practices.

    • Rich in Healthy Fats: A2 Ghee primarily consists of saturated fats, including short-chain fatty acids like butyric acid, which are known for their potential health benefits.

    • Source of Fat-Soluble Vitamins: A2 Ghee contains fat-soluble vitamins such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, which are essential for various bodily functions including immune health, bone health, and vision.

    • Boosts Nutrient Absorption: The fats present in ghee can aid in the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and other nutrients from food.

    • Traditional Ayurvedic Use: In Ayurveda, A2 Ghee is considered a medicinal food with various therapeutic properties, including promoting vitality, longevity, and overall well-being.

    However, it's essential to consume ghee in moderation, as it is high in calories and saturated fats. Additionally, individual responses to ghee may vary, so it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional before making significant dietary changes.

     

  • Concerns and Issues with A1 Ghee

    Here are some concerns that have been raised about A1 beta-casein and A1 ghee:

    • Digestive Discomfort: Some individuals may experience digestive discomfort, such as bloating, gas, or gastrointestinal issues, when consuming dairy products containing A1 beta-casein. This has led to the suggestion that A2 milk and A2 dairy products (like A2 ghee) might be better tolerated by sensitive individuals.

    • Opioid Peptides: One theory suggests that the digestion of A1 beta-casein can produce certain opioid peptides, which might have negative effects on health. These opioid peptides are thought to be involved in inflammatory processes and may potentially have implications for individuals with conditions like autism, schizophrenia, or other neurological disorders. 

    • Chronic Health Issues: Some proponents of the A2 milk movement argue that A1 beta-casein might be associated with chronic health issues, including cardiovascular disease and type 1 diabetes. However, the scientific evidence supporting these claims is limited, and other factors, such as overall diet and lifestyle, play a significant role in these conditions.

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