There are several types of specific Indian dairy products and by-products, such as: Skimmed Milk Powder, Dairy Whitener, Ice Cream Mix Powder, Butter and Ghee. Ghee is clarified butter with its milk solids and water removed. Ghee plays an important role in the Indian cuisine, as it is considered the best cooking oil, for a variety of reasons. Ghee is known to improve the functions of the immune system while also improving digestion. Other natural cooking oils are also used in Indian cooking, but ghee is the number one choice for a truly Indian specialty.