Ghee, also referred to as clarified butter, is a good alternative to cooking oil and is often used in Indian and Middle Eastern dishes. It is very fragrant and has a rich nutty taste. Ghee is solid at room temperature but can easily be melted if necessary. Many people prefer cooking with ghee over butter because it does not burn as easily as butter. Ghee can be made at home or purchased online. The following will provide you with a little more information about ghee nutrition and the uses and benefits of ghee.