June 25, 2005

Have you tried these kitchen tips?

Kitchen tips - have you tried any of these tips? Hope it helps. Let me know your feedbacks.

Adjust salt - Add roasted rice powder.

Avoid breaking of egg shells while boiling - Put a hole with a pin on the rounded portion of the egg.

Avoid breaking of eggs while cutting – cut with a knife dipped in hot water.

Avoid overflowing of boiling milk - Apply some oil on the sides of the vessel in which you boil milk.

Bread too soft to cut into pieces - Hold the knife close to a flame and then slice the bread with it.

Chopped raw bananas and potatoes turning black - put the pieces in a bowl of water.

Cook dal well - Add a little sesame oil while cooking.

Crispy dosas - Add a teaspoon of tur dal gram and some fenugreek seeds while soaking rice.

Crispy potato or banana chips - Sprinkle salt water over them while frying.

Curd too sour - Add 4 cups of water and after one hour, remove the water collected on top.

Curry too salty - Garnish it with some grated coconut mix with cumin powder.

Increase the taste of meat and vegetable curries – Add a little barley powder.

Keep away the insects - Put some neem and turmeric pieces or garlic flakes in the container where you store rice or grains.

Moisture-free flour – Add a bay leaf to the flour container.

Peeling almonds quickly - Soak it in warm water for a minute.

Peeling garlic flakes easily - Wash and soak them in cold water for about an hour.

Pickles getting spoilt - Add turmeric.

Puddings or desserts smell of egg - Add a little powdered lemon rind to avoid this.

Reduce gas trouble from dal - Add some refined oil or garlic.

Retaining original colour of green peas – Add a pinch of sugar while boiling.

Salt getting damp - Add a pinch of corn flour to the jar of salt to prevent it.

Soft chappathis - Add 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda while mixing the dough.

Soft Dosas – While grinding, add some boiled rice to white gram and rice.

Soft paneer - After extracting butter from milk cream, add a little milk or curd to the residue and boil to get soft paneer.

Soft sauce - add some paneer.

Steam potatoes well - Add some vinegar in the boiling water before steaming.

Store boiled eggs for a longer time - Store the shelled eggs in a bowl of cold water in a refrigerator.

Store fresh leafy vegetables for a long time - Wrap those in news papers.

Store rice flour and basin for a long time
- Keep it in a polythene cover in refrigerator.

Substitute for cream - Add in a mixture of butter and milk in the soup of gravy.

Thick cream - Cover the milk vessel with a thin muslin cloth and refrigerate over night.

Tasty chappathis – Mix equal proportion of wheat flour and barley powder.

Tasty pooris - Add one tablespoon semoline for each 100g wheat flour.

Remove the boiled egg shell easier - Keep boiled eggs in cold water for 5 minutes.

Retain spinach’s green colour - Add a pinch of sugar.


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Enjoyed reading the tips! :-)


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