Before frying Soak fish for 1 hour in one cup of water to which the juice of one lemon has been added. This improves the taste of the fish, and there will be no smell when you fry it.
Mash leftover cooked rice with a little salt and finely chopped green chilies. Make small balls and fry the pakoras in hot oil, till golden brown. Can be eaten with tomato sauce.
Sweet corn soup will be nice and creamy, if you bead the grated corn with a egg beater.
Your sewing machine bobbins will not rust if you coat them with nail polish, from the inside as well as outside.
Raw egg spilled on the kitchen floor makes a sticky mess. Cover it with salt for about 20 minutes and you will be able to sweep it away with a broom.
To remove ball point ink marks, use a nail polish remover.
To clean glass window panes, wash them with soap and water, but do not dry them immediately. Mix a little vinegar in a cup of water. Dip a clean rag in it and squeeze very dry. When the water has drained off from the panes, wipe them dry with a rag. Then polish with an old newspaper crumpled into a ball.
Milk will not curdle when poured into the tomato soup, if you boil the milk with a pinch of soda and then add to the soup.
Soak orange peels in a little vinegar till soft and tender. Then mix them with a ready lime pickle. Taste very delicious and is very digestive.
If you mash a banana and apply it to a burn on your body blisters to won’t be formed.
To remove tea or coffee stains from clothes, first wash them with soap and water. Then dip them in glycerine for 10-15 minutes and then in salt solution for another 10-15 minutes.
Clean the interior of the fridge with a little warm water and soda bicarbonate or vinegar and water, which will remove the unpleasant odors as well.
Chop the potatoes into thin slices, tie them in a white cloth and immerse in boiling water for five minutes. Then keep them in cold salted water for a few minutes before frying. The chips will come out not only crisp, but will also have an attractive color, instead of brown color.
To keep the lady fingers curry free from stickiness, add one teaspoon of curd after garnishing the vegetables. This also helps in retaining the green color.
If your hands are smellingof kerosene or any other oil, wash them with sour butter milk.
Gram flour acts as a natural face cleanser.
Rose water as a face toner.
Use coffee as a natural face scrub.
Aloevera as a natural face massanger.
For blackheads, scrub your warm wet towel on your blackhead area.
For thick eyebrows, massage aloevera gel.
If u are having a dark circles, just apply raw cold milk for few days.
For open pores, apply tomato juice.
Eating one banana, can help you relieve irritable emotions, anger or depression.
If u want your house to smell amazing, boil orange peels with a cinnamon stick or half a teaspoon of cinnamon on medium heat. This is a great non-toxic air freshner.
To remove pimples, use steam or honey or ice or lemon or toothpaste.
One citrus fruit daily, avoids skin aging.
Grated cucumber applied over the face, eyes and neck for 15 minutes is very beneficial for acne and blackheads.
Headache caused by summer heat is cured by consuming watermelon juice. Just one glass a day works wonders.
7-8 hr proper sleep, avoid stress.
Massaging milkon face for 2 minutes in a day helps to heal acne, treat dark spots, reduce wrinkles, make skin glowing, and helps to get rid of uneven skin.
Open 6 dates and cook them in ½ litre of milk for 25 minutes on low heat. Drink 3 cups a day, this is a ultimate dry cough treatment.
Before breakfast, eat half a cup cooked beetroot, if u suffer from chronic constipation or indigestion.
Eating an apple on an empty stomach in the morning relieves migraine pain. This must be done for a few mornings.
Mix 2 teaspoon of honey with equal amount of ginger juice. The beverage helps to remove mucous, providing relief from commoncold, sore throat, cough.
Chewing a few basil leaves after meal, it works as an antacid, helps body absorbs food and also prevents formation of ulcers.
Sucking a piece of clove after a meal helps in reducing acidity.
If you are having high blood pressure, just have 2 banana at that time.
If you have low blood pressure, have strong coffee.
Sleeping without a pillow reduces back pain and keeps your spine stronger.
For dry skin, make a face pack. Extract 1 tbsp of ginger juice and add 1 tsp of honey and rose water to it. Apply the mixture to the face and let it sit for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it off.
For weight loss, you can have a green tea or a black coffee or lemon water or cucumber water.
For hair loss: soak fenugreek overnight, blend it next day, add 1 tbsp of coconut oil, 2 tbsp of hibiscus powder.
For dry and frizzy hair: take fenugreek powder, add mashed banana, add tbsp of honey.
For long and thick hair: soak fenugreek overnight, add yogurt, add castor oil, add aloevera gel.