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Sneha Bhatiya

Student ( Makhan Lal Chaturvedi University ,Bhopal) | Posted on | Food-Cooking

Why Shahi Paneer cooked at home does not have as delicious a taste as that served in restaurant?


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Finding the taste of Shahi Paneer made at home very different from the one we are served at restaurants in not something new, and surprising. There are various factors which make the restaurant made Shahi Paneer tastier than home’s. If you are trying to achieve exactly the same taste as restaurant offers in your self-made Shahi Paneer, then –sorry to break your bubble –you may never be successful.


Here’s why:

Ingredients: While preparing any dish at home for ourselves and our family, we take special care of ingredients being suitable for our health and hygiene. Right from spices to full-fat cream and butter, we take care of using healthiest of ingredients. While in restaurants, health and hygiene takes a back seat and taste is always the first priority. So compromising with health and hygiene is not difficult for them to make the Shahi Paneer you ordered tastier and more tempting.

Ability and practice: By ability and practice, one does not mean that you are not capable enough for preparing a certain dish. But chefs and cooks in restaurants have very specified and particularized training in the field of cooking. They know the importance of every pinch of ingredient that goes into the making of any dish. The Shaahi Paneer which you make just twice a month is prepared by these chefs and cooks every day, and even multiple times in just one day. So they have way more and better practice and experience than you do in preparing the dish, which justifies the difference in taste.

Apart from these, we don’t have a highly equipped kitchens that restaurants have with all sorts of instruments necessary to enhance not only the taste but appearance as well. There are many different levels from which a dish goes through before reaching at your table in a restaurant.
And after all, if we could get exactly the same taste as that of restaurant at home, why would we go to restaurants?  

Translated from Hindi by Letsdiskuss


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