This article discusses some tips and tricks from experienced Indian cooks to help make Indian food easier and more delicious. It suggests such ideas as using a pressure cooker for cooking rice and dals, adding some sourness to avoid food becoming too sweet, and using spices judiciously to avoid overpowering the dish. It also suggests using a mortar and pestle to grind spices, and using a tava or griddle to cook chapattis and parathas. Additionally, the article advises using a heavy bottomed kadai or wok when making curries and gravies. Finally, it suggests using a hand blender to make creamy gravies.