Deep Garlic Paste is a puree of peeled and crushed garlic cloves. This paste makes the days of peeling garlic extinct. Deep garlic paste is very convenient to use and offers the same taste and flavor as fresh garlic. This paste is a popular ingredient in cooking due to its strong smell and delicious taste. This is one of the more versatile condiments to have on hand because It can outlast the sprouting fresh garlic in your pantry and is at the ready for dips and sauces and as a spread for any savory sandwich, misal pav, and Mumbai pav bhaji.
Unlike in Italian, Spanish or Chinese cooking where you use chopped, diced, or sliced garlic, Indian cooking uses “garlic paste”.
With its anti-inflammatory, antifungal properties, it is a protectant from infectious diseases. Garlic paste also boosts the immune system, thereby helping your body combat diseases. It also helps by increasing its speed of recovery. Garlic paste contains sulfur, which is believed to bring some health benefits. Garlic is low in calories and rich in vitamin C and vitamin B6. It also contains trace amounts of various other nutrients.
Garlic helps in reducing the severity of common illnesses like the flu and common cold. Garlic seems to reduce total cholesterol, particularly in those who have high amounts of it, and also has some benefits for bone health. This paste helps to flush out toxins, cleanse & purify the blood.
Using at least 2 tablespoons of oil to help preserve the garlic paste, but feel free to add more if you’d like. Freeze the garlic paste in the freezer for longer life. Frozen garlic paste not only retains the fresh flavors but also does not change its color.
Rub lemon peel on your hands and rinse the hands with soap and warm water to remove the garlic smell from your hands.