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Posted On: 4th-02-13

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  1. To make noodles, noodles are cooked aldent (Aldent means: partially cooking the noodles or leaving it slightly “kachcha”. Drain all the hot water, add cold water and ice cubes immediately into it. This way, noodles will get separated easily and it will not sticky too.
  2. While making any pakodas or fries, add chilled water (full of icecubes) into besan or cornflour for making the batter. (Batter of your choice, I just gave example). It will increase the crispiness of your pakodas or any fries.
  3. Add a few drops of lemon juice while boiling the rice. The grains will be separated and will not get mashy and sticky.
  4. Add pinch of soda and sugar while boiling the green peas. The colour of peas will remain as it is.

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Posted On: 24th-01-13

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  1. Tobacco can be useful??? Strange…
    Mix 1 pinch of chewing tobacco with 1 drop of water. Apply directly and immediately to the bee sting; cover with band-aid to hold in place. Pain will go away in just a few short minutes.
  2. To keep celery fresh for a long time, wrap it in aluminium foil and place in the refrigerator.
  3. To preserve green peas, keep them in a polythene bag in the freezer.
  4. Place a betel (paan) leaf over the leftover idli and dosa batter to prevent them from becoming sour.

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Posted On: 15th-01-13

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  1. Easy method to preserve jams or pickels for longer time.
    Wash the container and let it dry, then sterilize the bottle with some oil in the inner sides. In this way, you can preserve jams or pickels.
  2. How to keep buiscuits fresh for longer time?
    Keep a blotting paper inside the container and then put buiscuits.
  3. How to avoid cut surface of the apples to get brown?
    Apply some lemon juice on the cut surface of the apple. This way, the apple will look fresh for longer time.
  4. Quick way to get rid off burn on your body.
    Apply mashed banana over a burn on your body for soothing effect.

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Posted On: 7th-01-13

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  1. To remove the skin of almonds easily, soak them in hot water for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Raisins give off more flavor when you chop and use in cakes or puddings instead of using them whole. It will be easier to chop raisins if you sprinkle some flour over them so that they do not stick. Then cut with a small kitchen scissors.
  3. Use bread wrappers for lining microwave bowl while making cake. The cake comes out easily and the bowl will remain clean as well.
  4. Put lemon in warm water for 5-10 min before squeezing. The juice will come out easily and more.

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Posted On: 18th-12-12

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  1. Keep vegetables in chilled water for sometime before making a salad. It will enhance the taste.
  2. To make French fries, peel and cut potatoes and put it in refrigerator for sometime. French fries will become tasty and crispy.
  3. While making dhokla batter, mix 1 tablespoon of Malai in batter. Dhokla will become soft.
  4. While making soup, fry the vegetables and then boil it. It will add the flavor and color of the soup.

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Posted On: 10th-12-12

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  1. Add few drops of glycerine while beating the cake batter to make it spongier and softer.
  2. Add a piece of coconut while making a yogurt at home. It will remain fresh for 3-4 days.
  3. Add a little lemon juice in the gram flour while making a batter for pakodas to make it crisp and less oily. Similarly, you can add rice flour also.
  4. Remove the stem of green chilli, put into a plastic container and store it into freezer to preserve it for more days. This retains the freshness of the chilli.

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Posted On: 4th-12-12

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  1. Onions make us cry?
    To deal with this, while chopping the onion, inhale through your mouth instead of nose. Another remedy is, peel the onion and put it in refrigerator for some time before chopping.
  2. How to do fast boiling of potatoes?
    Peel the potato (around 5-6), wash it and keep it in plastic bag and knot the bag. Microwave it for 2 minutes, the potatoes will get boil.
  3. How to remove the stains of vegetables from hands?
    Rub the piece of potato on stains, the stains will go off.
  4. How to maintain the green colour of chutney?
    While making chutney of coriander/mint, add 2-3 icecubes and ¼ tablespoon of oil instead of water.

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Posted On: 26th-11-12

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  1. To cook daal faster, add a pinch of haldi (turmeric powder) and groundnut oil. It will enhance the taste also.
  2. Put 3-4 cloves in sugar box to keep the ants at bay.
  3. To remove tea stains from cups or pans, rub them with salt.
  4. To peel skin of sweet potato/shakarkandi quickly, soak in cold water immediately after boiling.

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Posted On: 19th-11-12

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  1. To soften the jam stored in refrigerator, place it in steam.
  2. Paneer will remain fresh for much longer period, if it is wrapped in blotting paper while keeping it in refrigerator.
  3. Saute onions, grind it to make a paste and then use it for gravy vegetable. It will enhance the taste and this paste can be preserved also for about a week – if kept in refrigerator.
  4. If curd/dahi is sour, add milk into it, especially for lassi.

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Posted On: 12th-11-12

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  1. Store mushrooms in paper bags instead of plastic bags or trays, for their prolong life.
  2. When using ice cubes the beverages become diluted, you can add orange segments, mint leaves, sliced raisins, coffee in your ice trays before freezing and can be used in flavoured drinks.
  3. Castor oil is used to repel moles from your grains. Mix hot oil (10gm) in around 1 kg of your grain.
  4. Put a piece of asafoetida in red chilli powder to protect it.

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