In the rainy season, the problem of insects, spiders, fungus is more and in such a situation there is a fear of food spoilage quickly. Many times we do not even understand the exact reason why food items spoil quickly in this season. Also, we don’t understand how to keep them so that they don’t get moisture. So now you do not need to worry, because we are telling you some such tips by trying which you can keep the food items safe for a long time even in the rainy season.
How to keep semolina, maida, gram flour:
# Roast the semolina in the rain and store it in an airtight container in the fridge.
# Put the maida in polythene and keep it in the fridge, keep in mind that the flour is well packed.
# Filter the gram flour through a fine sieve and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. You can also put cloves or bay leaves in it. It will not spoil in the rain.
How to keep whole red chili, chili powder, spices:
# Heat whole red chili in the microwave for a minute and then store it.
# To keep the chili powder safe, put some cloves in it, it will not get fungus.
# Add bay leaves to black pepper, coarse coriander, cardamom, cumin, this will not bring moisture to them. Also, always store them in airtight containers.
How to keep cereals,rice:
# To keep the grains fresh in the rain, add castor oil to them, do this until they shine.
# Keep dry neem leaves or turmeric in rice, it will not attract insects.
How to store salt and sugar:
# Keep salt in an airtight container and put some cloves in it, it will not spoil even in the rainy season.
# Keep cloves in sugar too, this will give you free flowing sugar.
How to Keep Ginger, Mushroom, Tomato, Raspberry, Strawberry:
# Keeping ginger in the fridge during rainy days makes it last longer. Always keep the mushroom wrapped in a paper envelope in the refrigerator, it will not spoil (food items that do not spoil quickly) for a long time.
# Keep tomatoes covered with a thin cloth in the open, they will not spoil quickly. Never put tomatoes in a plastic bag. If the tomatoes are over ripe then you can keep them in the fridge.
# To make strawberries last longer, take one-fourth of vinegar and three-fourths of water and sprinkle it on strawberries, raspberries and other succulent fruits, they will not spoil.
How to keep pulses, gram:
# To keep the pulses right in the rain, heat them in the microwave for 2-3 minutes and then keep them in a glass bottle.
# Keep white gram, kidney bean mixed with baric acid, but keep in mind that wash them thoroughly at the time of use.
How to Store Biscuits, Namkeen and Papad:
# Always keep loose packets of wafers, biscuits and chips in airtight containers during the rainy season.
# Roast the papad and keep it in a zip lock packet, so that it can stay crisp for a long time.