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Ginger Churan Recipe

Ginger Churan is a popular Indian Basic-Preparation
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On :
Monday, 3 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Basic-Preparation Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
One-Dish Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 20
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 250 g - Fresh ginger, peeled
  • 150 g - Lemon juice, freshly extracted
  • 2 tbsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Black salt
  • 1 tbsp - Ground Sugar
  • 1 pinch - Alum
  • How to Make Ginger Churan:

    1. Slice ginger into either flat slices or 1/2 inch long sticks.
    2. Place it in a large wide mouthed glass or pickle jar.
    3. Sprinkle alum, half the salt and shake vigorously.
    4. Pour lemon juice over it, cover and keep aside for 2-3 days.
    5. Drain out liquid completely, dab dry with a clean kitchen cloth.
    6. Put it on to a plate, sprinkle remaining salt and sugar.
    7. Mix to coat ginger evenly.
    8. Sun-dry on a clean piece of cloth for 2-3 days till brittle.
    9. Take it indoors and air dry at night.
    10. When fully dried, store in a clean screw topped jar.
    11. Use as a digestive aid and mouth freshener.


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