Living away from home brings a lot of challenges. One of the biggest challenges that students face is to cook on their own. Here are some handy tips that will make cooking for beginners simpler.
- Fruits for snacking
Fruits are perfect for snacking while you watch your favorite serial or match. Keep fruits ready in your kitchen. You may add crushed nuts, chaat masala and lemon to them and have them with potato chips to make them tasty.
- Invest in tools
Investing in a blender or mixer will be a good option for you. You may prepare different kind of smoothies and shakes in minutes. You only need to roughly cut vegetables and fruits and blend them with milk or yogurt. Other tools you need to invest in are a good quality non-stick pan, wooden spoons and two sharp knives. These will make your life easy. Chances of cutting your finger are low when you use a sharp knife.
- Prepare healthy noodles
Instant noodles are the savior for bachelors. To make them healthy, add lots of vegetables. You may also boil the vegetables separately while the noodles are being cooked. Besides, you may utilize the cooking time to make a smoothie or a shake.
- Use leftovers
There is no need to throw away leftovers. You may use them in innovative ways. Use leftover noodles to make toast. Spread schezwan sauce on a bread toast and have them with noodles. For leftover rice, you may add curd to make curd rice or make fried rice by adding vegetables. Besides, you may also add tempering to make tawa pulao in a non-stick pan.
- Freeze the gravy
When you are making curries or gravies make them in extra quantity. After they are cooled, they may be stored in the freezer for almost a month and may be reused. The next time you make the same dish you do not have to take the pains of preparing the gravy or curry.
- Save yourself from cutting
When you are at the grocery store, buy chopped vegetables and fruits. This will not only save your time but will also make your cooking hassle-free.
- Food for party
When you have to host a party, make your task simple by assembling ordered and home cooked food. Order a sponge cake and add nuts, chocolate sauce and whipped cream to it. Besides, you may make noodles, add cheese to it and stuff it inside a bun to make a fun bunny chow.
- Embrace the internet
The internet has an answer for everything. You will get many innovative easy-to-cook recipes on the net. You may also watch free demos. You can learn many new things by browsing the web.
Applying these simple cooking tips in your daily life will make your tasks in the Sleek kitchen simpler, and your life as a singleton infinitely easier.