Cooking Tips

Cooking Tip 1
When boiling potatoes or eggs, add a pinch of salt to the water. This will help peel the skin easily later.
Cooking Tip 2
While cooking rice add a few drops of lemon juice. The color of the grains become bright white.
Cooking Tip 3
To retain the green color of peas, add a pinch of sugar when boiling green peas.
Cooking Tip 4
To peel garlic, place your knife flat on the garlic clove and whack with your other hand. The covering will burst open and the clove can be easily removed.
Cooking Tip 5
For tasty and fluffy omelets add 1-2 tsp of milk when beating eggs.
Cooking Tip 6
To make crispier pooris, add a tbsp of semolina or rice flour while kneading wheat flour dough of poori.
Cooking Tip 7
To peel the skin of almonds, tomatoes or peaches, simply soak in boiling water for 5-10 minutes. The skin can be easily removed.
Cooking Tip 8
To get soft chapatis, add a little warm milk along with warm water while kneading the dough.
Cooking Tip 9
Do not wash the mushrooms with water as it will absorb the water. Clean it with a damp cloth instead. This way the preparations will not be soggy.
Cooking Tip 10
A spoonful of sugar always helps balance the flavors, especially in tomato based curries.
Cooking Tip 11
Before grating cheese, apply some oil in the grater to prevent it from sticking.
Cooking Tip 12
Add few drops of oil and turmeric while cooking dhal. The flavor and taste will enhance while reducing gastric issues.
Cooking Tips 13
13. Always steam the vegetables in a pressure cooker than boiling them in a vessel separately. Steaming helps restore the nutrients of vegetables.