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Garlic is an ingredient used in Indian cooking Also known as:
Lasun, Lahsun,Veluthulli

Garlic belongs to the same family as onions and leeks. China is the largest producer of garlic. Garlic bulbs are available as fresh, frozen or fermented (black garlic). The bulbs have a pungent flavour that sweetens and mellows with cooking.

Commonly used in:
Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures around the world. It is used for its pungent and spicy flavour, in seasoning curries and as a condiment. Garlic is applied to bread to make flavoured bread and oils are also flavoured with garlic cloves. It is also popularly used in roasts, bakes and grills.

Health Benefits:
Helps regulate blood sugar levels, blood pressure and cholesterol. It is also used as an antiseptic. Garlic is a powerful natural antibiotic.

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