Understanding Kefir and its benefits

For some people, they may not understand about kefir. Kefir is almost the same as yogurt which is thick and has a slightly sour taste. Maybe this is because the manufacturing process is different. In the yogurt fermentation process, the bacteria used are bifidobacterium bacteria and streptococcus thermophillus bulgaricus and other bacteria. While kefir is made using kefir seeds containing streptococci and lactobacilli bacteria.

The way to make it is fresh milk, preheat it at a temperature of 85-90 degrees Celsius, then put it in a glass container and let it sit until it reaches room temperature (25-28 degrees Celsius). Then enter the kefir seeds into the milk and leave it overnight for around 20-24 hours. Fermentation from kefir seeds will produce milk that forms clots. After that, the lumps are filtered so that the kefir seeds with kefir drinks are ready to drink separately. If not taken directly, this drink should be stored in a refrigerator (but it is recommended to store only for a maximum of 3 days).

The benefits of the kefir include:

  • Suppresses the growth of bad bacteria in the digestive system so it is
  • very good for dealing with digestive problems.
  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • Prevent cancer or tumors.
  • Helps people with lactose intolerance to get nutritional benefits from milk, because in fermented milk such as kefir, lactose is already broken down.

Besides being rich in benefits, making milk into kefir is one way to preserve milk so it doesn’t break quickly. You can also be creative by making various flavors of kefir. Good luck and hopefully useful.…

Tips for Choosing Eggs

There seems to be no food that is easier to obtain than eggs. How to process it is also relatively easy. So do not be surprised if the eggs are eaten by people throughout the day. from for breakfast, lunch menu until the evening menu is always ok. Eggs are also prepared for snacks and other types of preparations. Before processing it into a variety of dishes, it would be good to identify the eggs inside.

Many mothers always provide eggs at home because the eggs are practical and easy to process. Besides that eggs are the saviors of mothers when they wake up late and when they are reluctant to cook because they run out of ideas. By way of an omelet or a team that is filled with vegetables and meat, it is enough to consume as a food menu. Fortunately, many eggs have benefits for the body. Eggs contain almost all vitamins and minerals that the body needs. And no less important is the affordable price.

The majority of people think that prime quality eggs are new eggs. Even though according to experts, new eggs are of high quality and taste good after 3 days. and eggs are still safe to consume for up to 2 weeks. Even if stored in the egg refrigerator can last up to 3 weeks.

A simple and practical way to process eggs is by frying which is usually called in ceplok (egg of a cow’s eye) and boiling it. To make ceplok eggs is not always fried, for health you can boil them by breaking the eggs and putting them in boiling water. So that the eggs do not spread (collect) add a little vinegar in the water.

In addition to boiled eggs, enough eggs have been liked by many people. Even half-cooked can be eaten and it tastes good too. to produce a half-cooked egg is not always boiled, by placing eggs in a closed pan containing boiling water in 15 minutes even the eggs can be eaten.

To get the white egg hard, but the yellow is still a bit runny, you can boil it for 3 minutes. The egg is inserted when the water is still cold. So eggs and water are boiled together. After 4 minutes the edge of the egg yolk starts to harden a bit, but the middle part is still a bit wet. If you want a slightly wet egg yolk, boil for 6 minutes. After 10 minutes the eggs are not yet fully cooked but are nearing maturity and the eggs can be said to be perfectly cooked if after boiling for 12 minutes.

Another simple way is by means of omelette or made an omelette that the ingredients or contents can vary. No need to hesitate to include various spices because of any ingredients if the eggs will taste good.

That’s the tips for choosing and processing eggs in a simple way. May be useful for this information.…

Fresh Cendol Drinks are Perfect for Fasting

Bored with the fruit ice, that’s all to start opening savory? Try changing with cendol to make a varied drink.

Here’s a simple recipe for ice cendol that can be made at home:

Material required

  • 120 grams of green bean flour (hunkwe).
  • 3 cups of water (750 cc of water).
  • Salt to taste.
  • Coloring to taste.
  • Syrup ingredients
  • 4 brown sugar bars
  • 1 glass of water
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • Salt to taste.

How to make

  • Mix water, green bean flour and coloring. Mix well and cook over low heat while continuing to stir with a wooden spoon until thick
  • Prepare a cendol mold on top of a basin of cooked cold water. Place a little cendol mixture on the cendol filter. Press with a large spoon until the mixture drops through the filter hole, falling into the water in the basin. Do it until the dough runs out.
  • If the mixture has begun to harden, cook again on the fire while adding a little water.
  • To make syrup. Cook with red sugar with water, and pandan leaves until boiling and dissolve sugar. In other pancakes, cook the coconut milk with some salt and pandanus. During cooking, mix the coconut milk so as not to break.
  • How to serve, put cendol in a glass, pour liquid brown sugar and coconut milk. Add ice cubes.

So how to process cendol to be used as an opening drink when breaking fast. May be useful.…

Easy Ways to Make Eggplant Balado Sambal

Sambal balado is a typical West Sumatra cuisine, precisely from Padang. The basic ingredients of this dish are eggplant. This cuisine is not only favored by the people of West Sumatra, but throughout the archipelago. Even to foreign countries.

The simple way to cook and taste delicious so many people who are interested want to make it. Do you also intend to make it, but don’t know how?

Don’t worry, because below we will give you a recipe for cooking Padang-style balado chili sauce.


2 purple eggplants (large size)

Ground spices

  • 2 Spring onions
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 5 curly chilies
  • 5 with big red chili
  • 1 tomato
  • Salt and sugar to taste

How to make

  • Slice the eggplant into 4 parts (so that there are 8 parts of the eggplant). Then each part is cut lengthwise into 4 parts.
  • Wash the eggplant again, to clean the inside. Then soak for a while (useful so that purple doesn’t fade)
  • Then fry the eggplant until it’s cooked, drain.
  • Rub all the ingredients that have been prepared smooth, until evenly distributed.
  • Heat cooking oil to saute
  • After the oil is hot, add the fine seasoning until it smells fragrant
  • Put eggplant into sauteed seasoning, stir until completely flat.

This is the recipe for making delicious Balado eggplant sauce. How, are you ready to cook it? May be useful.…

How to Store Spices and Condiments in addition to the Refrigerator

Be thankful to be an Indonesian citizen besides having natural beauty and providing fertile land and rich spices. Where spices are of great interest to both the Indonesian people themselves and abroad. Many spices are used in the kitchen world, one of which is to make delicious and delicious dishes.

Cuisine and spices are two things that cannot be separated because dishes that use spices can arouse our taste, besides spices are also beneficial in the world of health.

Spices will last long if the storage is right, otherwise if the storage is not right it will rot quickly. Here’s how to make spices last long:

  1. Pay attention when buying. It’s best to buy buying spices that are still intact and fresh. Â Store in a dry container, away from damp places.
  2. Buy spices on a small scale, if you are forced to buy large quantities for various reasons and are afraid to quickly wither save in the refrigerator.
  3. Avoid buying spices in a puree condition, because it only lasts a few days and the taste is slightly reduced. This is because sellers reduce from certain types of spices if spices experience price increases.
  4. Spices that have a high taste are fresh spices which are pureed at home. if you feel inconvenient, you should smooth the spices in your spare time then put them in an airtight container and store them in the freezer.
  5. Provide a small pot or field to dispose of spices that are bought in large quantities and intact. This is a way to save naturally and save a little money because every time we want to need it, we just need to take it on the land or pot. Spices that are thrown on the ground will grow which can be a beautiful garden.

That’s how to store kitchen spices to stay durable. May be useful.…