Garlic is a white, thin-skinned cluster of cloves that has a strong pungent flavor. It is widely used in various cuisines ranging from desi cuisines like tadka dal to dishes such as garlic bread. It is a rich source of vitamin b including thiamine as well as dietary minerals such as zinc, calcium, and iron. It can combat sicknesses such as the common cold and boost the immune system. Garlic has a very strong smell and taste and is used in cooking.