Ginger Paste

Adrak Ka Lep

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    1¼ cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

Those gnarly knobs of ginger contain a phenomenally pungent flavor and aroma. (The term “ginger root” is a misnomer because it is technically a rhizome, the bulbous stem end of the plant from which the roots emerge.) You can find fresh ginger in the produce department of most supermarkets. Look for bulbs with smooth brown skin and a hard surface; the bulb should feel heavy. Avoid ginger that is light, soft, and wrinkled. And do not be afraid of snapping off what you need at the store (no gi