Know Amazing Kitchen Hacks By Chirkut Chachi… and reduce some home work stress.
• Moisten the base of a vessel with water before boiling milk. This will reduce the chanced of the milk sticking to it bottom.
• Just add half of teaspoon of sodium bicarbonate to milk while boiling. This will prevent milk from spoiling even if you do not put in the fridge
• If you want to prevent milk from spilling, just keep a wooden spoon on top of the vessel. This will prevent the milk from spilling over and also indicates when it reaches the boiling point.
• Preparing soft rotis usually does not take that much time. However, if you are not expert at kneading a soft dough, here’s a trick. Knead the dough with some milk to make it soft and to keep it fresh for long.
• Keep puris in the fridge for 10-15 minutes before frying. This will ensure the puris flare up without absorbing too much oil.
• If you are preparing sooji ka halwa, just add half a teaspoon of besan (gram flour). This will enhance its flavour and even the colour of the dish.
• If you are watching your weight but cannot resist those potato wedges, don’t worry. Simply boil the potatoes before you fry them. This will ensure they cook faster and consume less oil.
• Peeling potatoes can be a task, especially if you took them cold out of the refrigerator. But if you boil them first, you can solve this problem. Boiling potatoes can moisten their skin, making them easy to peel.
• Grind some common salt in your mixer or grinder. This will ensure their blades are sharp and work for a longer period of time.
• If you added too much salt in your food, fret not. Just add a few spoons of milk to the preparation; this will neutralize the dish. And, if you feel that the dish has too much water, like in a daal or even rice, just add some potato. It will absorb all the excess water.