How to make Garlic Powder and Onion Powder at home

By Lilia

Making garlic and onion powder in your own kitchen is easy; You only need an oven, a blender or a processor.

This method will keep the seasonings available when you need them.

We recommend: Very crispy onion rings

Here’s how to do it:


  • Preheat the oven to 100°C and line a baking tray with aluminum foil.
  • Slice several cloves of garlic and peel a large onion, then cut it into small pieces.
  • Spread the garlic and onion over the tray without overlapping them, and sprinkle a little salt on top.
  • Bake them for two hours or until dry and crispy; be careful not to let them burn!
  • Once cold, put both things in a blender or food processor until they are finely ground.
  • Store them in glass jars with airtight lids in a cool, dry place.

Just before processing them, you can choose between mixing or separating them, it is a matter of taste and needs.

And voila, we now have garlic and onion powder to season our meals!

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Benefits of Garlic and Onion Powder

Garlic and onion powder are two commonly used seasonings in cooking, but they can also have positive health effects.

Here are some of those advantages:

  • Garlic and onion powders can help prevent heart disease due to their abundance of flavonoids, which are antioxidant compounds that defend arteries and reduce unhealthy cholesterol.
  • These two spices also promote a robust immune system with the presence of selenium, vitamin C and other essential nutrients that strengthen defenses against diseases.
  • They can also regulate blood sugar levels by having hypoglycemic properties; This is especially beneficial for those suffering from diabetes or prediabetes.
  • Garlic and onion powders are beneficial because they combat oxidative damage, reduce pain and inflammation, improve digestion, and add flavor to foods. Its antioxidant properties protect cells from aging and help prevent the onset of diseases such as Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s.
  • Additionally, the anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects of garlic and onion powder can relieve headaches, rheumatism, or menstrual pain. These powders promote the production of gastric juices and stimulate intestinal movement, while having antibacterial and antifungal qualities that protect against digestive problems.
  • Lastly, garlic and onion powder can be used to enhance the flavor of any dish. Garlic and onion powder are very practical seasonings that can be used to season meats, soups, salads, sauces or stews. They provide a strong and fragrant flavor that improves the flavor of dishes.
  • In addition, they are easy to preserve and use. Garlic and onion powder can be preserved for a long time without losing their qualities or flavor. Plus, they are convenient because you don’t have to peel them or cut them into cubes.

Don’t hesitate to include garlic and onion powder in your diet to take advantage of the many benefits they offer both for your well-being and for your kitchen.