Granulated Garlic Vs. Garlic Powder: What's The Difference?

The main difference between granulated garlic and garlic powder is the texture and the flavor profile. 

Garlic powder has a more potent flavor, while granulated garlic often needs to be hydrated to bring out the full aroma.

When you want to season a dish before serving, such as meat, pasta or veggies, garlic powder is the better option.

If you're after garlic flavor, garlic powder and granulated garlic can be used interchangeably. 

Since they have different textures— one is coarser and one is a fine powder, adjusting the quantity for a recipe is necessary. 

If you want to substitute fresh garlic because you don't have any on-hand or you don't want to deal with removing the waxy paper from the garlic clove,

And then chopping it up, ¼ teaspoon to ⅛ teaspoon of garlic powder or ⅛ a teaspoon of granulated garlic is approximately one garlic clove.