Homemade Cooking Recipes and Cooking Tips

Manage kitchen easily
General Tips

Tips to manage kitchen easily during busy schedules !

1. Plan menu for a week and purchase items on weekend based on the prepared menu.

2. Boil the potatoes, cut the vegetables, peel shallots and garlic, grate coconuts and pack them separately to store in refrigerator.

3. Mince the meat and marinate the fish and keep the same in freezer.

4. Use separate chopping boards for vegetables and meat. It can help you to cut them easily and reduce the strain for your hands.

5. Use induction cookers to boil milk and water as it can save your time.

6. Arrange your everyday kitchen necessities in pullout baskets, so you can have everything under your eye point.

7. Clean the refrigerator once in a month. Check the expiry dates and remove the unwanted things.

8. Remove broken glass and plates from your kitchen and make good space in the kitchen.

9. Use vegetable peeler, garlic peeler and vegetable chopper effectively, if you have them in your kitchen.

10. Use cloth bags or paper covers instead of plastic covers, thereby reducing the use of plastics which can help in the waste management.

11. Use a shopping bag made of cloth when you go out for purchasing. It will be better if you avoid the polythene covers from shops.

12. Make a small vegetable garden in your home or balcony. You can grow chilli, curry leaves, mint leaves, celery, brinjal, etc. You can use grow bags or clay pots.

13. Cook some special rice or dessert once in a week and arrange them in serve wares which are meant for your guests. All family members can sit together and enjoy the delicious meal prepared.

Amazing kitchen tips and tricks
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.
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