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Ginger Garlic Paste recipe

Ginger Garlic Paste recipe

Ginger garlic paste recipe - Quick and simple homemade ginger garlic paste without any additives or preservatives. This paste can be frozen or stored in a refrigerator!
Course Basics
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Keyword garlic, ginger, paste
Prep Time 20 minutes
Blending and packing 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Niveditha


  • Blender


  • 300 g Peeled Garlic , (see notes for easy peeling)
  • 150 g Peeled Ginger
  • 3 tbsp Water


  • Add the peeled ginger and peeled garlic into a blender. Pulse it until the pieces are broken down into little pieces. Continue blending on medium speed. Scrape downt the sides now and then.
  • Add 1-3 tbps of water if required, to make the paste smoother. Transfer the paste to a clean jar and store in refrigerator.


  • Ensure to buy big sized cloves for garlic and tender ginger to avoid fibrous strands. (see post above for buying tips)
  • Store in refrigerator in an airtight box for 3 weeks. Freeze the paste in zip locks for up to 3 months.
  • Sometimes, the ginger garlic paste turns greenish, but it is completely edible. (see post above for more details)
  • Use water only if necessary, i.e. if the blender is struggling.