Add a pinch of sugar in your curries to balance the taste of your dish. The hint of sweetness brings out the savouriness better.
The west uses roux and Chinese cornflour, Indian grandmas fall back on trust besan to thicken gravies.
Double the amount of water to your portion of washed rice. If you’re using one cup rice then use two cups water to cook
Don’t forget to let the rice steam once the water has evaporated for perfectly cooked and fluffy rice.
Once you chop onions, soak them in a bowl of water to steer clear of tears.
Chew on clove 1-2 cloves to relieve toothache and until you can go to a dentist.
Bang the jar lid against the counter gently but firmly. Et voila! The lid will now twist open easily.