There are people who choose to make their own garlic oil, as all you need is fresh garlic cloves and a carrier oil – typically olive oil or another vegetable oil. The commercial version of this oil is often produced through a cold-pressing process, however, the at-home version is much easier to prepare. This potent natural oil can also be used in culinary and medicinal applications.
The first step in making your garlic infused olive oil- you need to carefully separate the garlic cloves. Next, you need to trim their heads and peel them.
Next, take a pan and add the peeled garlic cloves in it. Now, cover them with olive oil and let it come to a simmer.
Keep cooking the garlic cloves on low heat and stir at the same time for 10 to 15 minutes. You should ideally cook them till they turn tender but still retain their shape.
Once they are cooked, you may turn off the heat and let them cool. You can then transfer the oil to an airtight jar or container and refrigerate it for 3-4 weeks.
Strain out the garlic cloves and its ready for use.
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