Basics of Indian Cooking Series: Ginger & Garlic Paste
In my basics of Indian cooking series one can find many different chutney's, podis, pickles, jams and masalas. Ginger and garlic is a key ingredient for many dishes like kababs, curries and stir-fries. These ingredients not only enhances the flavors and taste but also helps in digestion.
1/4 Cup Ginger
1/4 Cup Garlic
1/4 Tsp Fennel
1/2 Tsp Peppercorns
- Peel the ginger and garlic.
- Wash both the ingredients thoroughly.
- Chop the ginger into tiny chunks.
- Add all the ingredients to a mixer jar grind to form a smooth paste we can add a splash of water to help grind into a smooth paste. Preserve in a air tight container refrigerated until use.
Do not prepare this paste in bulk it might loose its flavors. We prepare this paste which will last only for a weeks time and re-prepare if needed.