Green garlic/Hara Lehsun
When Spring has sprung green garlic is Picked before the bulb is fully mature, green garlic resembles a large scallion, with a small white base and a dark green stalk. The green garlic season is short (only a few weeks), so make sure you pick a bunch up when you see it, to enjoy the mild, slightly sweet baby garlic stalks.
Health Benefits of green garlic
It has same health benefits as regular garlic.
It is rich in iron
It is good for heart.
It is antibiotic
It boost immune system.
It fights gastro intestinal functions.
You can stir it in homemade salad dressings or add in mince meat or make some pickle to get its amazing health benefits.
Green garlic pickle
2 bunches of green garlic /Hara Lehsun. 1/2 kg (wash and dry with paper towel)
Green chillies 30 roughly chopped(wash and dry with paper towel)
1/4 cup oil
Dil (soya leaves) 2 tbsp chopped (wash and dry with paper towel)
Khatai pwd 3 tbsp
salt 1 tsp
Heat a frying pan and dry roast cumin 1 /2 tbsp,kalonji 1 /2 tbsp,fennel seed (saunf )1 /2 tbsp,fenugreek seed( meethi Dana)1 /2 tbsp…
Let it cool.
Grind them in coffee grinder to make powder.
Take out bulbs of garlic from green garlic and roughly chopped its leaves.grind bulbs of garlic with some oil.Heat frying pan and turn off the flame then add green chillies,green garlic leaves,and dil(soya leaves).continuously stir .Then add garlic paste; khatai powder ; grinded Masala powder ; and 1 cup oil mix well .remember the flame is off because you don’t have to cook it. Just mix it in a hot pan. Then keep it in dry glass jar. Store in refrigerator.