Pesto is a sauce that originates from Genoa in Northern Italy made with basil, pine nuts, garlic and two typical Italian cheeses. Here is my recipe using the tradition method of mortar-pestle. —Mitanti Ghosh Sarkar
Extra Virgin Olive Oil (cold pressed)
Roasted Pine nuts
In This Recipe
Take the garlic in a mortar and crush it with the help of a wooden pestle.
When the garlic is crushed, add the basil leaves and slightly crush them.
Add the pine nuts, crush them and incorporate them nicely into the mixture.
Slowly add 1 tablespoon of oil and mix it with the paste by turning the pestle in a circular motion.