On a deep pan place 1 tbsp. butter, pinch of dried basil, 1 tbsp. crushed garlic, couple small slices of ginger in 1/4 cup water and bring to boil for few minutes in medium heat. Once it starts boiling add 2 lbs. of tahong and cover while reducing the heat to lowheat. Continue cooking for 2 minutes then remove from heat. Do not remove the cover till ready to serve.