Homemade Cooking Recipes and Cooking Tips

General Tips

Amazing tips and tricks to make your daily food delicious !

Hi, let me share some useful tips to keep in your mind which helps you to become a star in your kitchen and among your family. Given below are the points to be noted. I will be sharing more tips on upcoming blogs. Kindly stay updated with my blog.

  • During cooking of dal, add one teaspoon of ghee or oil so that dal gets cooked easily.
  • While boiling egg, add a pinch of salt to water. This prevents the egg shells from cracking.
Egg Curry
  • Adding 1 tablespoon of rava or semolina to the wheat flour, makes poori tastier.
  • If you cover your milk vessel and keep it for refrigeration overnight, you will get thick cream.
  • Wrap celery in aluminium foil and keep it in fridge. This helps to keep celery fresh for a longer time.
  • Add a drop of pineapple essence to sponge cakes to remove the egg smell.
Sponge cake
  • Soak almonds in warm water to make the peeling easier and faster.
  • Adding peeled potatoes to the curry removes the excess salt from the curry.
  • Do not over-cook or over-fry the prawns. This makes prawns harder.
Prawns fry
  • Soaking cashewnuts and almonds in water before cooking helps to grind them easily.


We love food! This site is all about the traditional cooking experiments from my kitchen. My name is Riya. I am a Kerala based home maker, settled in Bangalore, who has got a clear passion towards cooking which is inherited from my mother. All types of cooking such as baking, grilling, steaming are described in this site. Both vegetarian as well as non vegetarian recipes are available here. This site describes the food preparation in a simple form, so that a beginner can prepare food easily. The key ingredient for cooking is only a clear passion towards it. Welcoming all to this site where you can explore a lot of cooking techniques and tips. Happy cooking to all !

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