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Raw Food and Cooked Food

1.What Is Poached Food? Write a Few Names of Poached Dishes.

  • Cooking food on a slow flame with any liquid is called poaching.
  • Usually, delicate foods like eggs and fish are poached.
    Some fruits are also poached while preparing dessert dishes.

2.Is Sushi Cooked Food?

  • No, sushi is not cooked food.
  • It is an assembled food with raw, uncooked, and cooked materials.
  • The raw and uncooked materials are fish, avocado, cucumber, nori etc.
  • The cooked ingredients are sauces and sticky rice.

3.What Is a Pickle? Why Are Pickles Prepared With Excess Oil and Salt?

  • A pickle is a blend of spices, fruits, or vegetables prepared using different methods.
    Salts, vinegar and oil are common ingredients used in a pickle.
  • Excess oil and salt are added to pickles to lengthen their shelf life.
  • Excess oil and salt added to the pickles do not allow the microbes to grow and destroy pickles.

4.What Is a Tandoor?

  • A tandoor is an oven-like thing made from clay to bake food.
  • It can be used to make Indian bread, meat and fish dishes.
  • Charcoal and wood fire is used as heating elements in a tandoor, unlike electricity used in ovens.
  • Tandoori ovens are used both in restaurants and at home.
  • Chicken tandoori, naan, roti, and paneer tandoori are dishes prepared in tandoor.

5.Name the Raw Materials That Are Used for Baking a Cake.

The raw materials that are used for baking a cake are as follows:

  • Wheat flour
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • Baking soda
  • Yeast
  • Eggs/curd
  • Butter/vegetable oil

6.How Is Food Cooked in Pressure Cookers?

  • Pressure cookers are designed to cook food using steam.
  • Cooking can be done in less time using a pressure cooker than other utensils.
  • Food like rice dishes, daal, boiled vegetables and chicken and lamb dishes can be prepared in a pressure cooker.

7.Except for Cakes, What Types of Other Dishes Are Baked?

Except for cakes, the following dishes are baked:

  • Cookies made with rolled oats
  • Biscuits
  • Lasagna
  • Baked pasta dishes
  • Baked fish
  • Baked Chicken

8.Name Two Types of Oils That Are Not Derived From Plants.

  • Shark oils and cod liver oils are not derived from plant sources. They are derived from sharks and codfish.
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