Notes on Odds & Ends
1. How to make Ginger Garlic paste?
Use equal amount Ginger and garlic (approximate), Peel the garlic pods and the ginger and blend them together small portions at a time in the blender. DO NOT add water. Add Salt for preservation.
Store the paste in a glass container(avoid using plastic or metal containers)
Refrigerate – will last for more than a month.
Also not the paste may turn green after a few days but its not gone bad yet.
2. How to remove strong odor after cooking?
Quick and easy method is to keep 2 cups of water with a handful of cinnamon sticks on high flame for a few minutes until the water is vaporised. Soon you will have a mild cinnamon fragrance in place of strong smell (specially fish /garlic)
3. How to remove stubborn stains from vessels? (Courtesy: Shravya Shetty)
If there are stubborn stains on the vessel, apply baking soda/powder on the stain and leave for 2-3hrs, and then wash normally.