cooking guide
15 lunch box ideas

15 lunch box ideas

Preparing the lunch for the office or school is one of the prominent work that we have on daily basis. Oh! It is a dilemma to decide the dish  daily. This "X" dish does not taste good in the box, "Y"  dish is liked by one child, while the other detests, are some of...

The real basics of cooking

We need a lot of pre  made ingredients while cooking. Today's post is related to the making of them. I hope you find it useful. 1 Tomato puree Tomato puree is widely used in North Indian dishes. Take firm red tomatoes. Wash them and make an incision at the tip. Put...

How to make sprouts

Sprouts are healthy and make an ideal snack for everyone. With the changing season, sprouts salad seems to be a healthy option to binge on. Moreover, sprouted pulses  are packed with more nutrition than their counterparts.  Sprouts are easy to make. Clean, wash and...

Know your vegetables

The English  names are not familiar to many. My attempt to help the readers to know them. Ashgourd                                        white pumpkin, wintermelon ,petha amaranth                                      pigweed, ramdana, chauli chavleri colocasia      ...

Conversion Chart

Most often, we find entangled when we are following receipes with the measurements given. Here is a handy  conversion chart for reference. 1 tsp                            1/3tbsp                                1/6 fluid ounce                 5ml 3tsp                ...

Know your spices

Know your spices

Spices are essential in our day to day cooking. They give a good aroma and elevate the taste of the dish. Indian cuisine uses a wide range of spices. It is intimidating for beginners as one cannot remember the names. They are even confused as some of them look...

Know your ingredients

Here is a glossary of the ingredients often confused while cooking. ENGLISH  NAME                                                          COMMON NAME atta                                                                                              wheat flour plain...