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Step-by-step guides to making some basic Indian foods.

How to Cook Basmati Rice with Less Starch
Want perfectly cooked Basmati rice but don't want the starch? Here's how you do it...

How to Cook Rice by Absorption Method
Rice is a staple in Indian cuisine with long-grained Basmati rice being one of the most popular rices eaten. Learn how to cook it here...

Making Ghee
A recipe for making ghee (clarified butter).

Easy Khoya Recipe Version 2 - How to Make Semi-Solid Thickened Milk
Making Khoya the traditional way can be time consuming but when its done and added to any dish, Khoya gives a richness of flavour unlike any other ingredient. If you live somewhere that you can't buy readymade Khoya and you don't have the time it takes to make it the traditional way, this quick and easy recipe is perfect for you!

Easy Khoya Recipe Version 1 - How to Make Semi-Solid Thickened Milk
For those of you who do not live in India and therefore struggle to find Khoya, here is a recipe that is unbelievably easy! The resulting Khoya is perfect to use in any recipe that calls for Khoya!

Making Sugar Syrup For Indian Desserts
Sugar syrup is used in a lot of Indian sweets and desserts in varying consistencies. Terms like one- or two-thread consistency are often used in connection with this syrup and can be very confusing. These terms are used only because the use of a candymaking thermometer is not common in Indian homes. This simple yet very effective technique is used instead, to tell when the syrup is ready for a particular dessert.

Making Khoya
Making khoya might be time consuming but when it's done and added to any sweet, khoya gives a richness of flavour unlike any other ingredient.

Making Paneer (cottage cheese)
How to make your own paneer (cottage cheese).

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