Grammys Ghee made from genuine A2 milk of desi Hallikar cows native of Karnataka at hunsur near Coorg.The ghee is made using the Ayurvedic Bilona method of churning curd into butter which helps in building the perfect fatty acid profile, aroma and flavour. It is a must have for overall well-being.Hallikar is a breed of cattle native to the state of Karnataka, India.
It derives its name from the Hallikar community traditionally known for their cattle rearing. It is commonly found in the traditional Hallikar belt of Mysore, Mandya, Hassan and Tumkur districts of South KarnatakaLong, vertical and backward bending horns, large humps in males, moderate to long height and medium size of the body, and white to grey and occasionally black complexions, are the characteristics of the breed.
The bulls of this breed of cattle are known for their strength and endurance, and are mainly used for draft purposes. It is classified as a draught breed in India. It is one of the two breeds, along with Amrit Mahal, which have received the royal patronage and care from the erstwhile Maharajas of Mysore State through conservation and development. The breed is said to be the origin of Amrit Mahal cattle
1. The fresh A2 milk from desi Harlikar cows is obtained. The cows are forrest grased mostly and fed natural fodder
2. The milk is boiled in ss containers and set to curd. This increases CLA percentage in the ghee.
3. The curd is then slowly churned in ss vesels bidirectionally to yield makkhan. This step ensures that all the nutrients are retained.
4. The makkhan is heated in copper vesels on a low flame to yield golden ghee.
Hallikar cattle are mainly used as a draft animal. It is considered as one of the premier draft cattle breeds in India. The cows are average milkers. The Hallikar cattle are very hardy and active animals. The bulls are known for their strength and edurance and are primarily used for draft purposes. Along with normal draft purposes, the breed is also used for cart racing. A team of Hallikar oxen can pull a loaded cart over rough roads once trained at a rate of 40 miles per day These animals are maintained in semi-intensive management system by professional breeders. They can perform well if feed with green fodder chiefly comprises finger-millet, grass, sorghum or pearl-millet. The cows are average milk producers, and on average can produce about 542 kg of milk per lactation. Milk of the Hallikar cows is of very good quality. Their milk on average contain about 5.7 percent of fat content. Read full breed profile of the Hallikar cattle in the following chart.
|Very hardy, active, well adapted to native climates, good quality milk
|White to grey and occasionally black complexions
|Country/Place of Origin
Hallikar Cow Milk Price
$12.00 – $24.50