Monday, September 8, 2008

Some more cooking tips

  • To prepare crisp, golden dosai (Dosa), add a teaspoonful of fenugreek while grinding for it.

  • To prepare soft dosai, add some old cooked rice while grinding for it.

  • Add a few drops of lemon juice and a tsp of oil while boiling rice to separate one another.

  • To remove the shell easy from boiled eggs, keep them in cold water for about 5 minutes.

  • Don’t keep stainless steel spoons permanently with pickles.

  • To Peel garlic easy, heat them for a while.

  • To store green chilies longer, remove stems from them before storing them.

  • To remove excessive salt in the dish being prepared, add a few pieces of potato.

  • To retain the green color of spinach while cooking, add a pinch of sugar.

  • To separate noodles immediately after boiling, put them in cold water.

  • To prevent foaming and spilling over of oil while deep frying, add a small piece of tamarind to the oil.