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Cooking Basics

Here are a few basics recipes/cooking basics for beginners-

Cooking basics for beginners
How to make tea 
How to cook rice in a pressure cooker

How to blanch tomatoes

How to make ghee

How to make paneer at home

How to smoke an eggplant

How to prepare sambar

How to sprout bean seeds

How to make Dal for rice or roti (basic dal recipe)

How to prepare dosa and dosa batter

How to cook brown rice
( in rice cooker, pressure cooker and pan )

How to make Fruit Custard  

How to make plain paratha

How to make Ginger Garlic Paste

How to clean Plantain flower (vazhaipoo)

How to bake cake in pressure cooker

How to cook Dal  (Also find dal tadka recipe)

How to cook Basmati Rice

How to make South Indian Filter Coffee

Cup and Spoon Measurements

How to make Yogurt at home 

How to sprout mung beans at home (green gram)

Baking tips for beginners 

How to make Green tea 

How to peel Garlic easily

How to cook Millets (Varagu, saamai, kudraivali, tinai)

How to make Phulka (tawa methed and on direct flame)

How to extract coconut milk 

How to cook couscous and sauce recipe (vegetarian)

How to make ginger cardamom tea

Indian Spices List  (in English, Tamil and Hindi) Also tips on how to make other basic ingredients like cumin powder, coriander powder etc.

How to make Rava Upma (basic rava upma recipe with step wise pics)

How to season dosa tawa

How to cook Quinoa (in rice cooker, on stove top and pressure cooker)

How to remove excess salt in a dish (gravy,curry, dal,soup)

How to make Butter at home (from scratch)

How to make Refried Beans from scratch (Mexican)

Basic Mexican Salsa Recipe

How to steam vegetables

How to make Bread Crumbs at home

How to make Rice flour at home (for Indian Snacks)

Homemade Almond Milk 

How to blanch and freeze green peas (preserve green peas)

How to make Falooda sev for falooda ice cream

Homemade Pizza Sauce Recipe

How to make Milk Kefir at home using kefir grains

This page will be updated as and when cooking basics are posted. Hope you enjoyed browsing my site and  recipes.Thank you for visiting Padhuskitchen.