Baking soda is also known as sodium bicarbonate. It is an alkaline white powder that’s ubiquitous in modern kitchens. When used in baking, baking soda acts as a chemical leavener, producing carbon dioxide in reaction to an acid (like vinegar), which produces bubbles that help the cake or cookie rise to tender, moist, and fluffy perfection.
- It can be used baking biscuits, cookies, cakes and pastries.
- Can be used to make delicious and fluffy Dhoklas, Idlis and other snacks.
- Can be used for cleaning clothes, or removing stains etc.