A few smart cooking tips
With a little bit of knowledge and a few cooking tips your kitchen experience can be very rewarding. Here are a few pointers that will give your cooking an edge.
Making Paneer at home? Do this
Homemade paneer is always better than the store bought one. Use curd to split the milk to make the paneer softer. Use the water which is left over after making paneer for kneading the dough for rotis and the roties will be super soft and will go with the paneer dish very well. So what will you do with the paneer you made? Paneer Butter Masala is a hit amongst all. Read and bookmark the recipe here.
Making aloo parathas? Add a bit of Kasoori Methi and make them tastier
Adding Kasoori methi enhances the taste of aloo parathas and when you serve these with freshly made curds and home made achar, they will be liked immensely. Here’s the recipe for basic aloo paratha
Making Kheer, here’s how to make it thicker and creamier
Add a bit of vanilla flavoured custard or a spoon of cornflour dissolved in cold milk while the kheer is boiling to make it thicker and tastier. Read the recipe for Kheer
To make flaky Poori and Kachori
Heat oil till it starts smoking. Allow the oil to cool and then add it as moyan in the flour to make the dough soft. The pooris and kachoris will be nice and flaky. Making kachoris? Try this recipe
Leftover bread? Make this
A lot of time stale bread gets thrown away. Make this pudding and be a super chef. Caramel Custard Pudding is one of the best dessert. Read the recipe here.
I run my own software company, SANIsoft as it’s CEO. After long hours at work, I find cooking incredibly therapeutic. After all, there is nothing more relaxing than cooking up a meal to soothe the body, mind and Soul.
The idea for Swati’s Kitchen came about one day as I was chronicling one of my recipes for a dear friend. So here you will see my recipes and tips and tricks for making easy, rewarding and mouthwatering delights.