Ginger-Garlic Paste

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Dec. 29, 2016

Every other recipe asks for Ginger-Garlic Paste, and it has become a part of most peoples standard shopping list. It is available in different pack sizes from different brands, but in this recipe we show you how to make this commonly used ingredient right at home. You will find that homemade Ginger-Garlic Paste has a fresher and more dynamic flavour than store-bought ones. Plus, it is devoid of harmful preservatives. Sometimes, commercial brands use vinegar for preservation, which changes the flavour of the paste. On the other hand, this pure and simple version gives you a very authentic taste. You can make a large batch and store it in the deep freezer for around two months. Alternatively, you can make small and fresh batches once in a while.


Peeled garlic 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , peeled and roughly chopped
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. Combine all the ingredient in the mixer and blend till smooth, without using any water.

2. Transfer the mixture in an air-tight container, and store it in the refrigerator upto 1 week.

Handy Tip: - If you want to store it for longer period, store it in the deep freezer, upto two months.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 6