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அஞ்சறை பெட்டி

ஒவ்வொரு சமையல் அறையிலும் முக்கியமாக இடம் பெரும் ஒரு பாத்திரம் அஞ்சறை பெட்டி. வட்டமாகவோ, சதுரமாகவோ இருக்கும் இதன் பெயர் தான் அஞ்சறை பெட்டி அனால் இதில் 6 அல்லது 7 சிறிய கிண்ணங்கள் இருக்கும். அந்த கிண்ணங்களின் அளவிற்கு அழகாக, அளவாக ஒரு சின்ன ஸ்பூன் உண்டு.  இதில் கடுகு, உடைத்த உளுத்தம் பருப்பு, கடலை பருப்பு, மிளகு, ஜீரகம், கட்டி பெருங்காயம், மஞ்சள் பொடி, தனியா, போன்றவற்றை போட்டு வைக்கலாம். இதற்கு ஒரு மேல் மூடி உண்டு அதில் மிளகாய் வற்றல் வைத்து கொள்ளலாம்.

How to get more juice from lemon

Roll the lemon with one hand on a counter top to release more juice.  While buying lemon or limes choose the bigger ones as they will be much more sweeter. The skin should be thin so that it will be much much more juicier. To get more juice from Lemons/Limes microwave it in high for 30 seconds and then cut and squeeze

How to Preserve Fresh Green Leafy Vegetables for a Longer Time

Green leafy vegetables should be cleaned, chopped into small pieces, and then wrapped in a kitchen towel or newspaper, sealed in a ziplock bag, and refrigerated. This will help preserve the freshness of those leafy vegetables for nearly two weeks.

How to avoid the knife getting blunt

After chopping or slicing tomatoes or pinapples or cutting limes, wash and wipe the knife immediatly so that the knife doesnot go blunt.

How to make Paneer at home

Ingredients: Milk - 1 ltr Lemon Juice - 1/2 tsp Water - 1/2 cup Method: Bring the milk to boil, while doing so warm the water and after removing from fire add the lemon juice to it. When the milk comes to a boil, pour the lemon juice to it and sim the stove. Keep stirring constantly, to ensue that the entire milk is curdled. Remove from fire and let it cool. Strain through a clean muslin cloth. Keep the muslin cloth under running water and then squeeze out the remaining water. Hang the cloth so that all the Whey drains out. Donot throw the whey. It is rich in proteins. It could be used to make gravies or can also be added instead of wate while making Chappatis. When you feel that all the water have come off then place the muslin cloth in a plate and keep a heavy weight over it. After 2 to 3 hours it can be removed and sliced. Refrigerate it and use it whenever needed. Make sure you dont store the Paneer more than a week.

List of Groceries that needed for a month for a family

Even though the elders will undoubtedly assist in preparing the kitchen for the newlyweds, there may still be some confusion regarding what to buy and how much once the stock runs out. The grocery list my mother re I've added the grocery list my mother recommended. I hope everyone will find this useful. Those in families of two to four can use this list. Therefore, the quantities can be changed based on usage: 1.Rice - 12 Kg 2.Thoor Dal - 2 to 3 Kgs 3. Rice Flour - 1 Kg 4. Salt - 1Kg 5. Black Gram Dal Whole- 1 Kg 6. Boiled IdlyRice - 2 Kg 7. Bengal Gram Dhal - 1 Kg 8. Bengal gram Flour - 1 Kg 9. Broken Black Gram Dhal - 200 gms 10. Coriander Seeds - 1/2 Kg 11. Red Chillies - 1/2 Kg 12. Wheat Flour - 2 Kg 13. Sugar -2 Kg 14. Mustard - 50 gms 15. Cumin Seeds - 100 gms 16. Pepper - 100 gms 17.Refined Oil - 2 Kgs 18. Gingely Oil - 1 Kg 19. Green Gram Dal - 1/2 Kg 20. Tamarind - 1 Kg 21. Fried Bengal Gram - 1/2 Kg 22. Cashew Nuts - 200 gms 23. Turmeric Powder -

Essential items for a new kitchen

Establishing a new life as a new wed or in a new city or county? Make sure you have all of these necessities in your kitchen. Everything you need for a well-stocked kitchen is on this checklist, from cooking gear to storage options. Food Storage Solutions: Make an investment in high-quality tea, coffee, sugar, salt, spice, and masala containerry. For sturdy solutions, go with Tupperware or Rubbermaid brands. Tools for Organization: To keep them fresh, put potatoes and onions in different baskets. Measuring Tools: To ensure accuracy when cooking, use measuring spoons and cups. Spice Organization: For effective spice storage, use small jars or masala dabbas. Medium-sized jars are ideal for storing grains and cereals. Rolling pin, cutting board, knives, steel tongs, peeler, grater, and kitchen towels are essentials for cooking. Cleaning sponges, kitchen rolls, and matchboxes/lighters is part of kitchen maintenance. Cookware includes a saucepan, kadhai, serving bowls, and tava/non-stick p