Newer technology of steaming makes puttu powder looks like broken rice, which on rehydrating (water absorption) makes it soft and fluffy.
Certain varieties of rice eg. TKM 9 has the character of losing the outer layer bran colour on washing hence may lose its colour and looks whitish.
Yes, DH pickles contain Class 1 & 2 preservative as per FSSAI norms.
DH coconut milk contains preservative E223 as per FSSAI norms. It’s processing method (sterilization) make the product capable to be stored for 1 year.
DH banana powder contains two varieties of banana i.e. nendran and kunnan. It is used as an weaning food for kids of about 6 months. This product is perfect for children and adults.
The retort technology (sterilization) makes the product last for 6 months. Retorting is a process of heating a product with the application of pressure for a desired time.
Ginger coffee contains thulsi (basil).
About 70-80 % of rice is made up of starch ( amylose & amylopectin). These two portion determine the character of the rice. If the amylo-pectin portion is higher is a rice, it will be much stickier & rubbery which in turn can bounce like a ball.
Samba wheat is rich in fibre, minerals and vitamins. It is helpful in treating diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, constipation and risk of colon cancer.
Honey differs in colour, consistency, taste and smell according to the water content, type of flora used, temp and proportion of specific sugars.
The ginger used in DH ginger pickle is “mango ginger” which has a pleasant taste and flavor.
The agricultural raw materials like dates; gooseberry etc has higher amount of iron in it and hence has the possibility of turning into black. White spots are due to mucic acid which is present naturally in gooseberry.
The dried “layer of gruel water “ is formed due to the starch content and hence it burns .
There are simple ways of testing plastic rice.
- If its plastic it will melt when put in hot oil.
- It gets melt on chewing, if its plastic it will never melt.
- You can keep the cooked rice in normal temperature for 2-3 days it will get rottened, if its plastic it will remain as it is.