1. To store tomato puree for later use spoon the tomato puree into ice cube trays, and freeze overnight, transfer them into plastic bags and freeze again, use these frozen cubes in your recipes.
2. If accidentally you burn rice place a slice of white bread on top of the rice for about 10 minutes. This would remove the burned aroma.
3. To keep your vegetables green after cooking add a pinch of turmeric powder to the oil right before you add the green vegetables, your green vegetables would look green and fresh after cooking.
4. To keep your peas green after boiling add 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp sugar to the boiling water, this way they would retain the green color.