Exotic Ingredient: Garlic
Garlic belongs to the Allium family. Garlic comes in bulb form. Each segment is
called a clove of garlic. Garlic is also used in other cultures.
Garlic imparts a
unique flavor to the dish and also has many health benefits. It helps to combat
common colds, hypertension and improves cholesterol. Garlic is also good to improve your heart health.
Garlic is widely used in Indian cuisine. It is made into a paste and sauteed in oil at
the beginning. The garlic-ginger paste is very common and is used in the beginning to produce the flavor panel. Chicken tikka, lamb vindaloo, and many dishes use copious amounts of garlic to enhance the flavor of the dish.
Fresh garlic is stored in the fridge and lasts for 2 to 3 weeks.