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How To Grate Onion

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OnionsGrated onion is a very popular ingredient in many a recipes. Grating the onion however, can be quite a task because of its tear releasing enzyme. Try these simple how to grate onion tips and do the grating with ease. Read on to know how.


 


How To Grate Onion With A Grater:


 


1 Using a sharp knife, carefully peel the outer layer of the onion and trim the edges.


 


2 It is advisable to place the onion in the freezer for about 15 minutes to minimize the tear releasing enzyme.


 


3 On a board or over a bowl, hold the grater with one hand firmly. In the other hand, hold the onion and rub it against the medium size holes of the grater in an up and down motion.


 


4 Scrape off any grated onion stuck at the inside of the grater.


 


How To Grate Onion With A Food Processor:


 


1 Peel the outer layer of the onion using a sharp knife and trim the edges.


 


2 Cut the onion in quarters and put it in a food processor jar fitted with a regular steel blade.


 


3 Process until you get the desired coarseness of the onion. Do not over process, as the onion will turn watery.


 


Try these simple how to grate onion tips and make the task easier for yourself. As recommended placing, the onion in the freezer for a few minutes will really help to tone down the tear releasing enzymes. Also chopping the onion under water can also prove helpful. Happy Cooking!


 


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