ginger cheese grater

How to grate Ginger

HOW TO GRATE GINGER

  • Choose fresh and bright colours, Ginger. Do not take dark and wrinkled Ginger.
  • Clean the Ginger thoroughly under the tap water.
  • Use a brush or a toothbrush for cleaning if it is not clean.
  • If you like to dry it then, make it dry with tissue paper, it soaks extra moisture.
  • Ginger can be grated without making it dry. It is upon each persons desire…
  • However do not use any type of microwave to dry the Ginger.
  • This process will be the same for every method we have listed below.
  • Below pic is for peeling of ginger by spoon.
  • Ginger is a root of a plant called Zingiber officinale (1) and hence the above process will clean it thoroughly. Ginger has very limited side effects (2) and  hence its on the FDA safe list (3).
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Method 1 - Microplane grater

microplane grater
  1. Peel off the Ginger with the help of a spoon.
  2. Take a grater which has small holes. (Microplane grater)
  3. Hold Ginger root vertically in your hand.
  4. Rub the Ginger over the grater.
  5. What we get is finely grated Ginger.
  6. We can store it and use later. (How to store Ginger?)

Method 2 - Cheese grater

ginger cheese grater
  1. After drying the Ginger.
  2. Take another tissue paper
  3. Wrap the Ginger into tissue paper.
  4. Keep it in the deep freezer or cold storage for 2-3 hours.
  5. Get the Ginger out of the fridge.
  6. Remove the tissue paper.
  7. Peel off the Ginger from the edges of the spoon.
  8. Cut the edges of the Ginger with a knife.
  9. Make the Ginger square shaped.
  10. Take a cheese grater.
  11. Rub the Ginger on the grater.
  12. This is the easiest method to grate Ginger.
  13. Without hurting your hands or fingers, especially.
  14. So this is how you can shred ginger by cheese grater.

Method 3 - Unpeeled Ginger

ginger grating vertically
  1. Take the grater in one hand.
  2. Hold the grater horizontally.
  3. Hold the Ginger in another hand at the vertical position.
  4. Rub the Ginger over the grater.
  5. This is another method to grate.
  6. This method is for unpeeled Ginger. A lot of people use unpeeled Ginger for cooking as the skin also has medicinal properties. 
  7. So this is how you can shred ginger by not peeling it

Method 4 - Hot water

ginger peeling by hot water
ginger grating by fork
  1. Keep the Ginger in hot water for 1 minute.
  2. Then put the Ginger in normal room temperature water.
  3. Try to peel off the Ginger by fingers it will come off quickly.
  4. Take a stainless steel fork.
  5. Take that Ginger piece and rub on the fork.
  6. As shown in the image.
  7. So this is how you can shred ginger by fork method.

Method 5 - Mortar and Pestle

ginger grating by mortar
  1. Peel the Ginger using a spoon.
  2. Cut the Ginger into small pieces.
  3. Use mortar and pestle to grind. 
  4. What we get is a paste of Ginger which can also be used in cooking.
  5. So this is how you can shred ginger by mortar and pestle method.

Method 6 - Mixer and Grinder

ginger grating by mixer
  1. Peel the Ginger using a spoon.
  2. Cut the Ginger into small pieces.
  3. Use a mixer and grinder to grind. 
  4. What we get is a paste of Ginger which can also be used in cooking.
  5. So this is how you can shred ginger by mixer grinder.

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