Indonesia has many areas that have variants spicy foods, such as beef jerky balado of Sumatra, rice duck from Madura, rica-rica of the Manado, or chicken taliwang of Lombok.
Not only can be processed into sauce, spicy chili as the producer can also be sliced and mixed in food, however, one issue that often arises is a burning sensation in the hand after slicing a lot of chili.
“If the too much slicing chili, the hands usually will be felt hot. This heat is caused because of the existence of compounds capsaicin in a chili that produce the taste spicy and hot,” obviously Chef Ragil told Compass Female, after the event “Yuk Sambal Cook the-in Indonesian” in Gandaria City , South Jakarta.
To “cool” burning sensation in the hands, you can do this:
1. oil greasing
The way this one is little known. Before cutting the chili, it helps to lubricate your hands with cooking oil clear. Layer of cooking oil will prevent the affected hand capsaicin that makes hot hand.
2. Put it in salt or rice
You can prevent the onset of a burning sensation in the hand by inserting the hand into a container of salt. “This process is done after you cut the chili, but before hand was hot,” he advised.
If you love using salt (for fear of being exposed to dirty hands), you can replace it with rice. After cutting the peppers, put your hand into the rice for a few minutes. Salt and rice will help cool your hands from the heat.