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Jan 26, 2013

Gujarati Fresh Masala / How to Store Gujarati Fresh Masala


I am making a bunch of these very often, because this masala is not only very flavourful, it is very versatile and used in anything. I am cooking a lot of gujarati foods recently from this book. This masala is a basic for those cooking, i make a batch of these and store it in freezer. It stays fresh and flavourful for few months.


I made gujarati chicken curry few days back, will post that today so stay tuned for that.


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Grinding Time:  1 to 2 mins
Recipe Source : Gujarati Kitchen

Ingredients:

Ginger - 1 cup peeled and cut into pieces
Garlic - 1/2 cup peeled
Green Chilli - 1/2 cup
Turmeric powder - 1 tblspn
Oil - 6 tblspn
Lemon Juice - 6 tblspn

Method:

Take a blender and add in ginger, garlic, green chilli, turmeric, oil and lemon juice in.

Blend it to a smooth puree.

Store in a air tight container in freezer.

Notes:

1)Store this masala in a air tight container. 
2)If kept in fridge, this can be stored for 4 to 5 days. If kept in freezer, this can be stored for upto 3 to 4 months.
3)You can even freeze these in a icecube trays

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients
add it to the blender
grind into a smooth puree
Like this
all ground
store in a air tight container in freezer.