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Peas cooked in a microwave with only a spoonful of water are more nutritious than those boiled in water.
After boiling the peas, pour cold water over them. They will remain green and fresh.
Do not throw away the water in which vegetables have been boiled, since it is quite nutritious and can be used to knead dough.
While preparing matar ki kheer, green peas should be boiled and sautÃ©ed well in butter to get rid of the raw smell of peas.
To preserve green peas, keep them in a polythene bag in the freezer.
Buy peas in bulk, blanch, freeze them in zip lock bags. Big savings when they are not in season.
Add beans and peas to your diet. They are excellent sources of soluble fiber and rich in proteins.
Beans, peas and pulses are a good substitute for meat, as they are protein-rich but low in fat and contain no cholesterol.
When you need boiled potatoes in a jiffy, put potatoes in microwave safe bag and microwave for 4 to 5 minutes on normal mode.
Cooked meat and poultry should not be consumed after 3 to 4 days of storage in the refrigerator.