A lot of Indian recipes call for this smooth, flavorful paste. Although you can easily find this ginger-garlic paste at Asian markets, it is simple enough to make it at home and it keeps well in the refrigerator. Plus the homemade paste gives the dish a much better flavor than the store-bought one. Basically it is just equal amounts of fresh ginger and garlic pulsed together.
Place the ginger and garlic in a food processor 1 or a blender. Add the water and process to make a fine paste
Store the paste in a clean jar with a tight-fitting 2 lid in the refrigerator up to 3 to 4 weeks.