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Saturday, April 7, 2012

Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste Recipe - How to make ginger garlic paste

Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste Recipe
I know most of us make ginger garlic paste at home may be with slight variations. A reader recently asked for the recipe thats the reason I made this post. Here is my version of making it.
Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste Recipe

Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 20 mins | Processing Time : 10 mins | Makes : 1 cup
Recipe Category: Preserve | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Ginger - 3/4 cup chopped roughly
Garlic - 3/4 cup chopped roughly
Oil - 1 tsp
Water - 1/2 tsp

Method:

  1. Peel off the skin of ginger and garlic and chop them roughly. Add it to the mixer with oil.
    How to make ginger garlic paste - Step1
  2. And grind it coarsely.Then add water and pulse it once to get a semi coarse paste.Store in an airtight container. Refrigerate it.
    How to make ginger garlic paste - Step2
Do not add more water which will not give more shelf life.
Rajma Masala Recipe

My Notes:

  • Always use a clean washed and wiped spoon.
  • It keeps well for atleast a month when refrigerated and handles properly.
  • Reducing water while grinding keeps the shelf life more.
  • You can also add a pinch of turmeric powder if you want.
Rajma Masala Recipe
Written by: SHARMILEE J

21 comments:

  1. Any specific reason for adding oil? I never do that, but I add whole spices cinnamon, cardamom and clove which helps retain the coarseness while grinding and also gives a nice flavour.

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  2. @Ummsumayya : Yes oil is added to avoid spoiling...

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  3. Thanks a lot for sharing ginger garlic paste.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  4. Hi. This paste comes out so handy in cooking, some people add vinegar or lemon instead of oil for preserving but personally I hate the acidic taste.


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    1. Me too , the commercial paste available is full of acid and it invariably spoils the taste of the dishs where there is no need for any acids .

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  5. I add salt also if you want to conserve it for few more days in fridge..Very hand paste definitely.

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  6. This is always handy..yah me too keep a small homemade ginger garlic in fridge. Hey wood kadachiducha ???? Super.

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  7. thanks for d recipe, Ma'am... Shall we store d paste in ziplock bags or only air tight boxes should b used?

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  8. @Madhu : Use a clean airtight container.

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  9. I also make this at home. This is a very useful paste.

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  10. I now freeze a piece of ginger which works really well. Do you think this paste will freeze?

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  11. Hi Sharmilee

    I always only add oil...Do you add water too?
    Shobha

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  12. Ginger garlic paste is a necessity in indian kitchen! Very useful post. For the paste to stay unrotten for even longer, I shallow fry it for couple of minutes, so that the extra water evaporates.

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  13. wow...i am drooling here seeling all teh beautiful clicks..perfectly done dear...

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  14. as for the ginger garlic paste I always think that making them fresh is the best. but ur tips will be greatful for busy moms. great post dear.

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  15. aLL the receipes are very delision mam,, superb, i have tired all ur recepies... thanks for the lovely site.. thank you very much...

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