Minced Garlic


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If you know how to chop garlic cloves, it seems like such an elementary question, but somehow, over 8,000 people to date have found my mom’s video on YouTube about minced garlic. What they have found is a six-minute discussion of many details surrounding minced garlic. In fact, my own uncle who is quite a good cook, watched this particular video and said, “Wow! I learned how to mince garlic!”

Mom talks about how to handle the cloves themselves, the kind of knife you need, and the best technique for chopping up the garlic clove itself.

Who knew that minced garlic could be so detailed.

My apologies in advance if the sound quality is terrible. Pilgrims designed this particular camera. Consider this video “vintage.”

Minced garlic!

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30 Responses to Minced Garlic
  1. Cal

    Such an awesome presentation. I will be trying out minced garlic sometime. Sounds awesome.

  2. i loveeeeeeeee Minced garlic

  3. Way to go! I would have to do that one some time. Minced garlic is nice and the health benefits it provides is also excellent.

  4. I didn’t know how for the longest time until I saw Alton Brown do it like a tiny onion. I would just go to town on the bulb with my knife. Relaxing, but not very pretty.

  5. Love this Video .. also would like to share that ” if you take 1 piece of Garlic every day when you wake up with empty stomach and then do breakfast at least after 20 mins … it protects you from many diseases like constipation, cholesterol, blood pressure etc .. “

  6. A very nice demonstration. Garlic also can lower blood pressure. All you have to do is boil it and eat.

  7. You could import the vid into imovie and increase the volume there… or, better still, just get someone on fiverr to do it.

  8. For most internal problems, eating garlic raw is probably the most potent way to take it.

  9. I use a lot of garlic. Both in cooking and diluted with water as a natural bug spray for my plants.

    It is always good to have some around.

  10. Awesome tips. I used to do that before in mincing garlic but now im using a chopper

  11. Great video, love garlic so will be adding more than recommended. Godd job I don’t do a lot of kissing lol

  12. The health benefits of minced garlic are great. The presentation of this video is amazing.

  13. Hello, not everyone knows about the health benefits of taking part daily dose of garlic, because some find it unusual to eat it, since it is usually used as a seasoning, well garlic, has germanium, a natural anti-cancer agent, with that type of mincing, and be an ingredient for our daily cuisines, we can avoid cancer and enjoy other benefits of garlic.

  14. Thanks for the share Amanda. Through the video I have now learnt the best technique to mince garlic and would certainly try it soon. Garlic has the ability to thin blood, making it less likely for blood to clot and lowering the cholesterol in blood. After learning this proper technique to mince garlic I would indeed add it to many of my recipes. Would look forward to more of such interesting share.

  15. Sounds like minced garlic! I really love this delicious recipe. I’m quite impressed to watch this video where I was learned how to mince garlic. Thanks!

  16. Lee

    I have had minced garlic before, it’s fantastic! Great video

  17. I would have to do that one a while. Sliced garlic oil is amazing and the health and fitness advantages it supplies is also fantastic.

  18. I’m a bit of a garlic lover myself. I try to use it as much as i can when i cook and i think your mom has done an exceptional video here.

  19. garlic is even good to eat RAW but i don’t just like the smell

  20. I have heard of the many health benefits of eating raw garlic though I have never tried it myself :) I have no problem with its smell

  21. Garlic really adds to the flavor of all foods well. it really is healthy too.

  22. Garlic maybe one of the spices that can always be seen in the kitchen. But this garlic helps lower down blood pressure and have other health benefits.

  23. There are tons of ways you can prepare garlic and what that grandma did in the video is very traditional. How I would prepare it is somehow a bit conventional as I will just throw the whole clove in the osterizer. Then once you saute the garlic with its crushed skin, it just brings out the aroma and the flavor altogether! Brings so much wonders to a dish!

  24. Garlic really adds to the flavor of all foods well or maybe one of the spices that can always be seen in the kitchen. But this garlic helps lower down blood pressure and have other health benefits.

  25. I’m fortunate enough to live in an area where I can grow garlic as easily as we grow weeds! :) So, we enjoy an abundant harvest each year. Although I typically process my garlic in a food processor, there is something to be said about getting that VERY fine consistency from mincing by hand. BTW: If you want to grow garlic yourself and live in a climate where you have cold winters, take your cloves (plant each clove separately) – “pointy” side up, about 6 inches down into VERY rich, loose dirt. Garlic is a heavy feeder, so make sure you have good soil. Then, MULCH it heavily (don’t underestimate the importance of this!) with leaves. You’ll have plenty to mulch with since you don’t want to plant it until late October or mid-November (we get it in before Thanksgiving, and before the ground freezes). In the spring, you’ll see them sprouting through the leaves. LEAVE the leaves – just move them aside a wee bit to allow the plants to grow. By mid-August, you’ll see the plant leaves wilting – time to harvest! :) Clean them, and let them dry on a rack for a couple of weeks. Enjoy! :)

  26. Garlic is known for its beneficial features that help in treating many health problems. And it is always interesting to know new cooking secrets about garlic. Thanks for your detailed video guide on minced garlic.

  27. I’ve heard that the smaller you mince garlic, the more flavor it has in foods. That’s why I always try to mince it as tiny as possible. I do it differently than your mom, so it was great to see this demonstration. Thank you!

  28. Wow! I wish I can mince garlic like that. Great video! Your mom is great! Garlic is an amazing product of nature. It has so many many great health benefits, like lowering blood pressure and treating infections. It is also great for relieving toothaches instantly!

  29. Garlic is not just a spice but an herb to lower the blood pressure of the person.

  30. Garlic has the ability to thin your blood, making it less likely for your blood to clot and lowering the cholesterol in your blood, reducing your risk of developing heart disease. Garlic is known to stimulate T-lymphocyte and macrophage action, promote interleukin-1 levels, and support natural killer cells. It is a great idea to prepare your garlic at least 10-15 minutes before you plan to cook with it, something that makes it substantially healthier.

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