Ginger and Garlic Paste

Garlic and Ginger Paste

This is a great time saver if you cook a lot of curry and want to be organised. Batch cook some of this simple ginger and garlic paste to have in your freezer to speed up your curry cooking when you are short on time or are not in the mood for cooking!

100g Peeled garlic cloves, chopped or minced
100g Peeled ginger root, chopped or grated
30ml water

Blend the water, ginger and garlic together in a smooth paste and freeze until required.  Try freezing in ice cube trays for easy portion control.

The paste may also be stored in the fridge in a sealed container, by adding 1 dessert spoon of vegetable oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice to the mix.

We suggest using 2 tablespoons (or around 3 ice cube size bits) for a curry where you would be using 1kg meat or vegetables.   

Top Tip: Did you know that you can also buy frozen chopped onions?   Another trick that we use to shorten prep and cooking time for our easy curry recipes!

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