Indian Cooking Techniques

'Dum' is one of those cooking techniques that makes India special. Some of these are used in daily cooking while others are reserved for special occasions.

How much do you know about Indian Cooking Techniques?

A technique which is 600-700 years old, it involves cooking of curries in an earthen pot on a slow fire. This earthen pot is known as?
Which cooking technique is used in preparation of Idlis & Momos?
Known by different names in different parts of the country - Baghar, Tarka, chowkna or Ghee durust karna. Which technique are these referring to?
A technique popular in Kerala & Hyderabad, involves a tandoor which is usually a hole dug in the ground and covered inside by clay. Dry wood is placed in the tandoor and burned into charcoal to generate a lot of heat. The meat is then suspended inside the tandoor without touching the charcoal. After that, the whole tandoor is closed without letting any of the smoke out. What is it called?
A Goan specialty, influenced by the Portuguese, where vegetables like eggplant or seafood like prawns are "pickled" in sugar, vinegar and spices for a day or two before eating.

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