How to grate garlic without staining the grater: Life-saving tips for all occasions

Tetiana KoziukFood
How to grate garlic without getting it dirty

Often, when preparing certain dishes, you need to chop the garlic with a grater. This is perhaps the most unpleasant moment. Because the small holes in the grater get clogged up, and it's simply impossible to clean them later. Fortunately, there is a trick that greatly simplifies this whole process.

The FoodOboz editorial team has come up with a life hack that will help you grate garlic without getting the grater dirty. The idea was published in the blog about useful tips by shilca69 on Instagram.

How to grate garlic with cling film

The blog advises covering the grater with cling film in advance. This way, all the garlic will remain on the film, and you won't even have to wash the grater.

This life hack will come in handy when you're preparing the popular guacamole appetizer. The classic recipe for the appetizer was shared by Downshiftology.

Guacamole appetizer


  • Avocado
  • Lime juice
  • Onions
  • Tomatoes
  • Cilantro
  • Jalapenos
  • Garlic
  • Salt

Method of preparation:

1. Peel and core the avocado. Mash with a fork.

2. Chop the tomatoes, garlic and onion.

3. Mix the avocado pulp and vegetables. Pour in fresh lime juice.

Spices for guacamole

4. Add the spices.

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