How to make ginger Paste

How to make ginger Paste

Ginger paste in an essential part of Indian cooking and is used in almost every dish. Ginger root is very aromatic and has a spicy and pungent smell. While grating fresh ginger one can smell its strong odors. Despite this ginger has many medicinal properties and one being its a great cough remedy – Squeeze out juice of grated ginger mix it with 1 teaspoon of honey and swallow it. It coats the throat like a moisturizer and soothes its irritation.

IF LOOKING FOR GINGER- GARLIC PASTE THEN ADD 1 CUP OF GINGER + 1/2 CUP OF GARLIC PODS AND GRIND TO A SMOOTH PASTE.

Coming back to my post homemade ginger paste is quick to make and can come in handy. Whenever my recipe calls for ginger – garlic paste it is always homemade ginger paste. Using a knife or tip of a spoon peel ginger skin, wash and ground it to paste. Preserve it by adding 1 tablespoon of oil and it will stay for long. Just like garlic paste I like to freeze my ginger paste too in 1 teaspoon batches. Comes in real handy, just take it out of the ice-cube tray and toss it in the dish. It’s that simple.

INGREDIENTS – 

1 cup of peel and washed ginger

Water – Just enough to grind ginger – I used 1/3 cup

1 tablespoon Oil

METHOD –

  1. Peel and wash ginger.
  2. Toss ginger along with water in a mixer and churn till its all  paste-y.
  3. Add oil, mix and store it airtight container. Use as desired.

How to make ginger Paste

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