Skewer

A long wooden or metal like a needle to thread small pieces of meat or vegetable for grilling..

Simmer

Slow bubbling and cooking of food at reduced heat after reaching boiling..

Sift

To put through a sieve so as to remove any lumps and to allow air to get trapped.

Score

To make cuts on the surface to facilitate soaking of spices.

Saute

A method of brisk cooking process by tossing the food in a pan in cooking oil and by moving the pan very quickly backwards and forwardsover a high flame.

Puree

The pulp of vegetable like tomato or potato which is made after cooking and mashing..

Pare

To remove the peel and stem of a fruit or a vegetable.