Garlic is one of the most used condiments in many cuisines around the world. But, besides being a very healthy food that brings a unique flavor to each dish, we can give it a multitude of uses to use it in the kitchen in a different way. Today we are going with another spectacular condiment to which you will give a multitude of uses: do not miss how to make homemade Garlic Salt.
This salt is very simple to prepare. It has no ingredients other than garlic and salt, so it is a very good natural condiment for our dishes. Once you try it, you will never want to be without it in your kitchen!
We can use it as a substitute for fresh garlic, or add it to any other dish to which we want to give that touch of flavor. For example, instead of using normal salt, you can use garlic salt in your oil toasts, in salads, or any meat or fish. You will be able to give your dishes a delicious touch.
How to make Garlic Salt
To prepare this recipe we will use fresh garlic. We can also make garlic powder, for this, we will dry them in the oven (for an hour, at about 300°F and laminated), and then grind them together with the salt.
But if we use fresh garlic, our salt will have a much stronger flavor, we will notice the garlic more and it will be better. But it is a matter of taste.
Before using it must be dry. So we have to let it dry for a few days. If after 3-4 days, our salt is not completely dry, we can always spread it on the baking tray, on a vegetable paper, and bake it at low temperature until it is completely dry. But then we will have to grind it or crush it again in the mortar.
As you can see, we have several options, so let’s see how to make homemade garlic salt step by step.
Homemade Garlic Salt Recipe
- 10 Garlic cloves
- 1 Cup coarse Salt
- We start by peeling the garlic, put them in a mortar and crush them well, until no piece is too big.10 Garlic cloves
- We include the salt and continue crushing so that both ingredients are mixed. We put it in a jar, uncovered and keep it in a cool, dry place for 3-4 days.1 Cup coarse Salt
- After that time we check that it has dried completely. Then, we can use our garlic salt or pass it through a grinder to give it a much more homogeneous texture.
Some advantages of using garlic salt
Replacing our common salt with this garlic salt (in the dishes where possible), has many advantages and benefits for our organism.
In addition to the benefits of garlic, being a condiment with a powerful flavor, you will see how we do not need to use as much quantity to flavor our dishes as if it were salt alone. So it will help us to considerably reduce the amount of salt we add to our meals.
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