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Ginger-Garlic Paste

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There are few basic things or recipes which are to be the most in the kitchen, since they are used most frequently in most of the dishes and the one such thing in my cooking was this Ginger-garlic paste. I use to get the fresh ginger, garlic, green chilies and grind them to fine paste by sprinkling little water. After grinding I transfer the into a airtight box and refrigerate them for a week. Let us move on to the recipe…

Ginger-Garlic Paste

Ginger-Garlic Paste

Ingredients:

  • Garlic – 200 gm
  • Ginger – 100 gm
  • Green chilies – 5 gm

Preparation:

  • Peel the garlic and separate them into cloves.
  • Peel and was the ginger. Chop them roughly into medium pieces.
  • Take Garlic, ginger and green chilies in a jar and grind them together by sprinkling little water.
  • Transfer it to an airtight container.

Refrigerate them for a week.

 

Tamarind extract

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Almost in all of the south Indian recipes, Tamarind extract is used. Here I have given the recipe for tamarind extract.

Tamarind extract

Tamarind extract

Ingredients:

  • Tamarind – a gooseberry size
  • Water – 1 ½ cup

Preparation:

  • Take water in a bowl, soak tamarind for about 15 mins. When you need it immediately you can soak in warm water for 5 mins.
  • Squeeze the tamarind in water hardly with your fingers.
  • Throw away the flesh of the tamarind.

Your tamarind extract is ready. Also you could store it in room tempearature for 3 days and in refrigerator for a month time.