How to Make Toasted Garlic

Toasted garlic makes a good condiment. In fact, this is used in many dishes across different cultures. When it comes to Filipino Food, toasted garlic plays a big role in providing flavor and aroma to many of our famous Filipino dishes; it also makes eating more pleasurable.

It is a fact that not all of us are garlic lovers; to those who appreciate garlic, almost every food won’t be complete without it. Take goto, Pancit molo, and arroz caldo as examples. I can eat them even if toasted garlic is not around but it will be more enjoyable if I can grab hold of some.

Aside from being an important condiment or even garnishing, toasted garlic or garlic (in general) is a good supplement that can prevent heart disease including high cholesterol and high blood pressure.

Making toasted garlic is simple; all you need to do is follow the steps below.

Toasted Garlic


8 cloves garlic

3 to 4 tablespoons cooking oil


1. Pound the garlic and remove the skin.

2. Place the pounded garlic in a chopping board and mince.

3. Combine cooking oil and minced garlic in a saucepan then apply medium heat.

4. Fry the garlic until the color turns medium brown.

5. Turn off heat and drain the excess oil.

6. Transfer to a small bowl and serve as condiment.


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