Oct 19, 2013

Homemade Ginger Garlic Paste



















Homemade Ginger – Garlic Paste – It’s a very useful paste for any meat dish and saves a lot of time. It can remain in the refrigerator for up to three months. Recipe from ‘ Delights of Goa by Alda Figueiredo’ !!

Makes: 4 tablespoons

Ingredients

100 g garlic, peeled

35 g ginger, gently remove outer skin

1 small green chilli, chopped

¼ teaspoon salt

1 ½ teaspoon vinegar

Method

Wash well garlic cloves and gently wipe with a soft and clean kitchen towel. Roughly chop and keep aside.

Wash well garlic and gently wipe with a soft and clean kitchen towel. Roughly chop and keep aside.


Transfer chopped ginger, garlic, green chilli, salt and vinegar into a small mixer bowl and make a smooth paste. Do not use water. Store it an airtight container or  in a sterilized jar. Tupperware containers  are very useful to store ginger garlic paste.

2 comments:

beingFab said...

Niya, is there any specific purpose to using green chilli in this mix?

Niya Prakash said...

Hello Being fab, I'm not very sure. Green chilli may balance the flavour of ginger and garlic. Thanks