Ladies Here’s How to Peel Garlic Quickly
Garlic doesn’t just have an off-putting smell, it also take a bit of time to peel, which means if you had to peel a lot, you’d be stuck with that less-than-pleasant smell. If you ever find yourself in this position, here his to peel garlic quickly
Garlic has an awful smell that permeates the air and clings to you when you handle them, and most times, you want to get the task of peeling or chopping them over and done with to minimize the smell on you.
The regular method involves using a sharp knife to painstakingly peel the skin off each clove of garlic, while you suffocate under that pungent smell.
There are however, other simpler ways you can get the whole garlic peeled as quickly as possible, and most times you can achieve this in less than 10 seconds.
Here are Some Methods You Can Use
Peel Using Two Bowls
Here’s how to peel garlic using the double bowls method:
This method is best when you don’t want to have so much direct contact with the garlic, so that overpowering smell has less chance of sticking to and lingering on your hands.
To achieve this, place whole garlic into a bowl and cover with another bowl, bottom facing down. You want to get both bowls so close that the garlic gets wedged between. Next, proceed to squash the garlic with the bowl on top, making sure you do his a few times. This will separate the skin from the flesh and make it easy to peel.
After a minute or two, separate the garlic from the skin by placing he peeled garlic unto a cleaner bowl and your garlic is ready to be used.
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Soak in Water
Here’s how to peel garlic using the water method:
Another really effective way to peel your garlic is to use the water method. To achieve, drop the whole garlic into a bowl of water or separate the whole into gloves before dropping and let it soak for a few minutes. This will loosen the skin, making it easy to come off. Using a whisk, beat lightly at the water for a minute to get the skin completely off.
Next, pour the water out, shaking the bowl at intervals to ensure the garlic skin doesn’t stick and all comes goes with the water.
Microwave the Garlic
Here’s how to peel garlic using the microwave method:
If you’re really in a hurry and would love to get the garlic skin off much faster than the bowl or water soak methods will achieve, then you should turn to the microwave method.
Place whole garlic in a microwave turned to low heat ( the heat has to be really low to prevent your garlic from getting burnt) and let it sit for a few seconds. The skin will turn brown and loosen and will separate from the flesh when you stroke between your fingers.
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Using a Mallet
Here’s how to peel garlic using the mallet method
Place whole garlic on a smooth surface, preferably your table top and cover with a kitchen napkin. Use a mallet to pound at it a few times gently to loosen the skin.
Once done, remove the cloth and gently stroke the garlic between your fingers to get the skins off completely.