Salt can be your best friend in the kitchen. It enhances flavours taking
a dish from drab to vibrant with just a pinch. But what do you do when
you have seasoned a dish and you realize that you’ve added way too much
Relax and do not panic as Jumia Food discusses how you can fix an oversalted dish.
have enough ingredients, double the recipe or make more by half, then
mix it in with the salty batch until you’ve reached your desired
milk, cream or even coconut milk. The choice of dairy will depend on the
dish at hand. Dairy helps cut both the spice and salt, without diluting
the meal too much, and can also add a wonderful creaminess to your
two potatoes and add them to your dish. As the potato cooks, it’ll also
absorb some of that saltiness. If it’s a meaty curry, you may want to
cook the potato till it’s done and leave it in the curry too. Potatoes
can also be subbed with rice, but that depends on what you are cooking.
hard-earned flavours as well as the salt, so don’t reach straight for
the water. Opt instead for unsalted broth, some unsalted diced tomatoes,
or a splash of cream or wine. Make sure you are adding something that
will add to the flavour and not dilute the dish.
ingredients, you’ll likely need to bolster the other seasonings so that
you don’t end up with a perfectly salted but otherwise underwhelming