[FATFREE Home] [Recipe Archive] [About the Mailing List and how to join]
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: A question

Zoe Sodja wrote:
> Hi All -
> I have a question about Indian spices & curries - I've noticed that people who
> use oil in their cooking usually saute the spices in oil before asdding it to
> the stew or whatever. This seems to blend the spices better. Do people on this
> list think that helps it taste better and if so, what do you use instead of
> oil?
> Zoe Sodja
> Santa Cruz


I've found that it works well to steam, rather than saute, vegetables 
and spices.  A few drops of sesame oil or peanut oil in the steaming 
water helps to impart the oil flavor without passing along more than a 
light mist of the fat.