Thursday, July 26, 2012

How to make Ginger Garlic Paste at home:

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Ginger  garlic  paste  is one of ubiquitos ingredient of Indian cuisine..!!!
It is used to add flavor and zing to a variety of curries, gravies & sabzis. Also this paste plays major role in most of the non-vegetarian recipes.
 It is a big time saver in kitchen to have ginger garlic paste on hand and ready to use. Its really tedious & time consuming to make it every time we cook. 
 At times, we find the store bought ginger garlic paste tastes sour, lacking flavor with lot of preservatives added to it. Making our own ginger garlic paste at home is absolutely easy. We can prepare this paste ahead of time &  store it in refrigerator...!  
Try this quick & simple recipe to make your own  ginger  garlic  paste  at home.:)
Ingredients:
·         Ginger chopped                         - 1 cup
·         Garlic peeled                             - 1 cup
·         Cooking oil                               - 1/3 cup
·         Salt                                          - 1 tsp
Method:
1.     Wash and peel the skin of ginger completely.
2.     Slice them to small pieces.
3.     Remove the skin of garlic and reserve.
4.     In a small pan, heat cooking oil until it’s almost smoking.
5.     Turn off flame and allow to cool.
6.     In a blender, add chopped ginger, garlic and salt.
7.     Grind it to fine smooth paste.
8.     Add the cooled oil and continue the grinding process.
9.     Stop the grinding process and push down the sides occasionally.
10.  The oil will emulsify and turn the paste white.
11.  Store it in an air tight plastic or glass jar.
12.  It has a shelf life of over 2 months, when stored in refrigerator...!
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51 comments:

  1. loved ur post with detailed pics...helpful...n time saving...thanks forr sharing...

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  2. Very nicely done.. love it!

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  3. this is such a useful post! so many uses for the paste!

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  4. This is a really good one. I have never made it before. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. hey this one really a good post..very useful

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  6. Esto tengo que probarlo, tiene que estar bueno, besos

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  7. I make similar without salt looks wonderful

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  8. that is such a nice explanation dear..very useful..thanks for sharing..

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  9. nice clicks and explanation....I do the similar way :)

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  10. Ur pics are always amazing

    xoxo

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  11. This looks so easy and tasty, what a great idea!! As much as love the taste, smell and colors of indian food I can't eat it as most of the times it is spicy and I'm intolerant but I will try to make this paste and add it to a simple steak :)

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  12. Easy, time saving and useful post... thanks......

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  13. useful post and must in every kitchen..

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  14. Very useful post. Thanks for detail documentation.

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  15. Kalakurel... :)
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  16. A very informative post Jay, i usually make it fresh, but this is such a good idea when I have loads of guests over:)

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  17. I too make this and store in the fridge for later use...useful post

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  19. Love it ♥ You are very inspiring dear.I just discovered your blog and really like it.! I just shared Rainbow Nails on my blog. If you have a minute, I would love to hear your comment.
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  20. i too make this at home....really handy...homemade is always best.

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  21. Nicely explained ...
    Do we have to put any preservative ???

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  22. Hy Shruti,
    preservative is not needed ..! we have to store it in a dry air tight container with clean spoon, after using for any dish.

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  23. I like the smell of ginger very much, but I have never ate this paste before, in what kind of dishes it can be used?

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  24. Very much useful post! Thanks for sharing!

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  25. I like this ginger garlic paste, I can wallop this anything, rice or noodle.

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  26. Great with stir fries , fried rice and noodles or as marinade ! Love this !

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  27. Great with stir fries , fried rice and noodles or as marinade ! Love this !

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  28. perfect and beautiful clicks.
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  29. Very, very useful post!!! well explained Jay..
    Prathima Rao
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  30. Wow Jay!!!!U r a genius man!!!Good post,thanks,hav to try :)I'm not a robot Jay,pls change ur settings :)

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  31. I have never made ginger garlic paste in large quantities before. Nothing to beat the fresh flavours.

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  32. Will change color. I am afraid that it may change color. Nice post Jaya.

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  33. Very useful post jay. nicely done

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  34. yes as others said this is a useful post for a homemaker..thanks for sharing..

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  35. Wow! It can keep for two months, that is so convenient. Thanks so much for this recipe and tip.

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  36. I love making ginger/garlic paste. I make it in big bottles and use it all the time. Love your pictures. :) Have a great weekend! ~ Ramona

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  37. i love ginger and garlic a lot and at times when i do need to use this and since i didnt know how to make paste i just grated and added to use in gravy dishes

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  38. i also make similar way without salt

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  39. Hi....I do the same but I don't add oil and salt just a little water....

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  40. ow!i do make the paste but i've never added oil....very interesting....going to try it your way next!

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  41. I should try this one out...i usually make it fresh but it adds so much more work to your cooking process...
    Lifescoops

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  42. Your recipes are extremely perfect and traditional...I am looking forward for more recipes.... thank you so much for the step by step photos....

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