India is the largest ghee producer and consumer across the world. Ghee is clarified butter and is used for the preparation of various foods as also for the purpose of rituals. It is prepared by Heating butter, evaporating its water and removing the residue. http://www.klimom.com/ghee/ It can be stored for long time at room temperature without refrigerating. Some ghee is more yellow in colour because it is made of the milk produced by cows who graze more grass.