Kitchen Storage Ideas- How To Store Spices|In Telugu|Indian Spices Organization Ideas

Kitchen Storage Ideas- How To Store Spices|In Telugu|Indian Spices Organization Ideas


Today’s video is all about organizing spices This is the overview of my spice cupboard I have utilized two shelves for storing the spices in the kitchen I have utilized two shelves for storing the spices in the kitchen After thorough cleaning of the shelves, I have placed plastic shelf liners, you can get them anywhere, it costs approximately 150 rupees Based on your cabinet size, you have to cut the shelf liners accordingly But here I have done a DIY. We have few old files which are torn, SO I am utilizing them as shelf liners like this We have few old files which are torn, SO I am utilizing them as shelf liners like this We have few old files which are torn, SO I am utilizing them as shelf liners like this These are waterproof also To Grab the spices easily am using stair organizers These are done by me using thermocol sheets and decorated it with waterproof paper You can also get them online if you wish. You can keep the spice jars like this. These are all the curry powders which we keep it ready for cooking. These are all the curry powders which we keep it ready for cooking. This makes cooking very easy This makes cooking very easy These are the whole garam masala items. In the front I keep all the items I use frequently. These are the whole garam masala items. In the front I keep all the items I use frequently. These are the whole garam masala items. In the front I keep all the items I use frequently. Backside I kept dry ginger, coriander seeds, Bay leaf etc., I rarely use these items Backside I kept dry ginger, coriander seeds, Bay leaf etc., I rarely use these items With stair organizers, all the jars are clearly visible especially the ones kept at backside With stair organizers, all the jars are clearly visible especially the ones kept at backside Also we can easily grab the jars kept at backside without fiddling the jars kept in the front row Also we can easily grab the jars kept at backside without fiddling the jars kept in the front row In this tray I kept all the masala powders to cook north Indian items. In this tray I kept all the masala powders to cook north Indian items. I prefer to use masala powders from the brand “Everest” Because it gives perfect restaurant taste to curries and snacks Now, Let us see how to store them After opening the masala pouch , Most of us keep this as it is.. by doing this either it may spoil or it loses its flavor. So one small tip is that, we can keep this pouch in a pressing cover which is very cheap and available in all local general stores. By doing so, it does not lose its flavor also, if any spillage occurs it stays in this cover. and the cabinet also does not get dirty due to spillage. As we are keeping this pouch in the same seal it came, we can see the expiry date also Some of us stay in humid climates, this is also some reason for the spices to lose their flavor Some of us stay in humid climates, this is also some reason for the spices to lose their flavor You can keep them in refrigerator to retain their freshness for longer period In this rack I kept all our traditional south Indian spices. In this rack I kept all our traditional south Indian spices. These are the spices I use on daily basis let us see what’s kept on left side Here I kept mustard, fenugreek and cumin seeds on a step to grab the jars easily Here I kept mustard, fenugreek and cumin seeds on a step to grab the jars easily Here I kept ajwain and hing Before storing Tamarind I recommend you to check for any seeds. Before storing Tamarind I recommend you to check for any seeds. because storing tamarind along with seeds may spoil the spice. here I de-stem the red chilles and store it like this.. I cut the jaggery into small pieces and store it like this. It makes the cooking very easy. To utilize vertical space efficiently I kept an undershelf wire rack here. To utilize vertical space efficiently I kept an undershelf wire rack here. Also, To keep spice container it occupies lot of space, So I am keeping spice box in this wire rack Let us see what I have kept in this tray sometimes we keep buying sample packets for cooking, So I store such packs in this tray If it is opened I keep them in a pressing cover or zipouch And this is the spice container and one of my favourite spice organizer too. most of the Indian kitchens has this container. I am also using this It has seven small containers inside.. I keep daily needed spices in this spice box. Each of the container is approximately of hundred grams each.. Each of the container is approximately of hundred grams each.. . So for me this is sufficient for the whole month. These are the magnetic spice jars these are also available in different sizes this is also available online we can use it like this we can use it like this As they have magnets we can easily keep them on fridge As they have magnets we can easily keep them on fridge Or it comes with an Iron stand, you can stick it using double tape and use these jars Or it comes with an Iron stand, you can stick it using double tape and use these jars some times, the cabinets are in a height that are not reachable easily. so to grab the jars kept beside, it will be very difficult. so to grab the jars kept beside, it will be very difficult. so to grab the jars kept beside, it will be very difficult. So I am using Lazysusan to keep the spice jars So I am using Lazysusan to keep the spice jars this is also available in different sizes this is how we can use it.just spin it to grab something kept backside. this is how we can use it.just spin it to grab something kept backside. this is how we can use it.just spin it to grab something kept backside. You can also use this wire rack to keep spice jars but you should check the height of the wire rack and height of your spice jars before buying it. but you should check the height of the wire rack and height of your spice jars before buying it. You can also use Shelf dividers to increase space. I did it on my own but there are many shelf dividers available online also. If there are no cabinets in your kitchen, you can use utensil rack to keep spice jars. If there are no cabinets in your kitchen, you can use utensil rack to keep spice jars. Hanging steel racks is also a great option when the cabinet space is less. Hanging steel racks is also a great option when the cabinet space is less. To store tamarind for longer period, remove the seeds if any and dry it completely. To store tamarind for longer period, remove the seeds if any and dry it completely. Before you store it, sprinkle it with some rock salt.. this way tamarind does not get spoiled for almost one year. Before you store it, sprinkle it with some rock salt.. this way tamarind does not get spoiled for almost one year. but store it in air tight container To store red chilly powder, wrap a piece of asofoetida in paper and just drop it inside the jar. To store red chilly powder, wrap a piece of asofoetida in paper and just drop it inside the jar. To store red chilly powder, wrap a piece of asofoetida in paper and just drop it inside the jar. Similarly, if you place asofoetida in spice box, insects will not enter into it. Similarly, if you place asofoetida in spice box, insects will not enter into it. And whole garam masala spices if kept under dry condition, they stay fresh upto years. And whole garam masala spices if kept under dry condition, they stay fresh upto years. You can store them in glass jars to retain their freshness for longer period You can store them in glass jars to retain their freshness for longer period If you buy spices like mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds etc., you have to sun dry them completely If you buy spices like mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds etc., you have to sun dry them completely or just stir fry them in low flame. once they are cooled, store them in your containers. or just stir fry them in low flame. once they are cooled, store them in your containers. Red chillies also need to be dried properly before storing. Red chillies also need to be dried properly before storing. but you have to place a thin cloth before drying as red chillies lose their color when we dry them under sun. but you have to place a thin cloth before drying as red chillies lose their color when we dry them under sun. Spice powders like ground nut powder, sesame powder has oil in it. they usually last for one month if properly stored. when you ground them into powder, you can keep them in jars only after they are cooled completely. when you ground them into powder, you can keep them in jars only after they are cooled completely. Also Never ever keep your spice jars near to your gas stove, because moisture can ruin your spices. because moisture can ruin your spices. Before using any spice, make sure you use a spoon that is completely dry.. Before using any spice, make sure you use a spoon that is completely dry.. After using any spice place the lid tightly and keep it back to its place. So this is how I organize and store spices.. Which Spice do you like most, post your comments in the comment section below

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