Tips and Tricks for Cooking Yum Indian Cuisine

Indian cuisine is famous worldwide for its rich flavors and innumerable dishes that come from different states of the country. If you reside at a place where Indian food is not readily available then the best thing that you can do is to cook it on your own.

Indian may seem complex but they are really easy to cook but only if you know proper way and manner. There are many factors that make an Indian dish perfect like specific native spices, selection of proper veggies and meat, using proper vessels to cook them etc.

Here we are sharing a few tips with you that will help you to cook the perfect Indian cuisine to calm your cravings.

  • Choosing ingredients and preparing them

Whenever you buy ingredients for any of your dishes make sure that their quality is up to the mark.  You will notice a remarkable difference in the complete quality and flavor of the food when you use decent quality ingredients. While it comes to cooking from a recipe, it is essential for you to follow that strictly and pick the ingredients as mentioned. There are some ingredients that you can effortlessly freeze them and stock them for future use. For example ginger and chilies. You can put the unwashed chilies in an airtight container and put them in your freezer.

  • Always remember to use authentic spices only

If you are a true Indian food lover you must be aware that spices that are used in the country are like a soul to the dish. For that reason whenever you cook Indian cuisine make sure that you use authentic Indian spices that will give utter exactness to every dish. There are seven basic spices used mainly in every other dish may that be an exotic dish like tandoori chicken or a simple snack like pakora. The seven most common spices that you need to keep under your hand while cooking an Indian dish are Dhaniya Powder (Coriander Powder), Garam Masala (Whole Spice Mix), Haldi (Turmeric Powder), Hari Elaichi (Green Cardamom), Lal Mirchi Powder (Red Chili Powder), Sabut Jeera (Cumin Seeds).

Trust us, merely the fragrance of these spice will make your mouth water. Besides adding excellent taste to your dish it improves your health too. For example, cinnamon lowers blood sugar levels and has a powerful anti-diabetic effect while turmeric Contains Curcumin, a Substance With Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Properties that keep you healthy.

  • Accurate measurement

Though Indian spices are really good for health and taste but if they are sprinkled in the wrong measurement they can ruin the dish entirely. If you are preparing a certain dish for the first time, make it certain that you keep an eye on the instructions. You can buy measuring spoons from the market and use them while adding spices like chili powder, cumin powder, salt and etc., you definitely do not want to make the food too spicy or too flavorless.