Monday, 20 June 2016

How Are Onions Dehydrated And Packed?

Onion is the main item used in many food items. Onions make every item taste good. Thus, dehydrated onions are good food storage items. Onions add flavor to main dishes, sauces, meats, salads, nutrition to rice & beans etc.

For any person, the first item to add flavor to food will be salt. Onion would be the immediate next choice for everyone. The equipment needed for dehydration of onions is airtight containers to store onions, canning funnel, dehydrator and of course fresh onions.

Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Prepare Pizza Sauce At Home Using Tomatoes And Dehydrated Onion Powder

Pizza is an Italian dish that is worldwide famous. It is a base decorated with colorful veggies and at times chicken/ pork over the layer of spicy and tangy pizza sauce. The sauce used by pizza makers is the crucial thing as it adds the fiery flavor to the pizza. You can make this pizza sauce at home. In this post, we will teach you the steps to prepare homemade pizza sauce using few ingredients that include tomato, dehydrated onion powder, garlic powder, basil, oregano, red pepper flakes and olive oil.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

How To Make Perfect Use Of Dehydrated Vegetables

It is easy to get seasonal vegetables during specific period; however, the task becomes tough when you want to have that seasonal vegetable all year long with no use of preservative or chemicals. Using dehydrated vegetables is the way to go. Dehydration is a precise process that slowly evaporates the moisture from food and prevents bacteria from growing on the vegetables. Through this method, the shelf life of the vegetables gets longer without using any chemicals or preservative things.

It hardly makes any difference when you use dehydrated foods for cooking as these veggies and fruits lock the nutrients and retain them for long time when you keep them safe inside air tight jars and store in the cool and dry place. You can use dried vegetables and prepare several things, such as- 

Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Exporters Confirm Continue Supply Of Dehydrated Onion Range

Onion crop is largely grown in specific regions of India including Gujarat and Maharashtra. This is extremely perishable crop that needs to be stored faster to prevent spoilage and save exporters from heavy loss. Dehydrating process helps exporters to preserve onions and prevent them from spoilage. It also adds value to the product and influence product demand in the market. Dehydrated / dried onions and onion powder are used by instant food manufacturing units for soups, ketchups, instant vegetables, and other things.

You May Now Think How This Dehydrated Form Of Onion Can Be Achieved?

Simplest method to dry vegetables/fruits involves these steps-
  1. Cutting and chopping of vegetables
  2. Spreading evenly on dry cotton sheet
  3. Keep the sheet under direct sunlight for at least 4 days.
 Please note- sunlight always produces discoloration and if you want to retain the original color of onion, you can use industrial milling machine. 

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Have You Heard About Crispy Fried Onions? Indian Chefs Using Them For Biryani

When you heard of 'biryani' there is a place in India comes into your mind- Hyderabad. Hyderabadi dishes are famous for their relishing taste. Chefs in the hotel kitchen use crispy fried onions in India to complete the taste and give consumers a delicious appetite. Besides mouthwatering biryanis, chefs also use fried onions to prepare baked curries. Crispy fried onions are famous for enhancing dishes flavor to a great extent, especially when a person is preparing Indian culinary or baked dishes.

Why Deep Fried Crispy Onions In India Are Taking Over Fresh Onion Slices?

Onion is a master vegetable that can change the entire taste of the dish. In India, crispy fried onions are widely used for making pulaos and biryanis, whereas raw or fresh onion slices are consumed as a salad or used for preparing raita (curd). Deep fried onions are crispy in taste and people often eat them with an evening tea as a snack. Due to this multipurpose behavior and longer shelf life, crispy fried onions in India are making a huge list of fan followers. Moreover, you only require one large onion to prepare biryani or any other dish for 3 people.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Can Dehydrated Onions Taken As A Seasoning Herb In India?

With an endless list of dishes in which onion plays a major taste adding vegetable role, dehydrated onion is another variant used by Indians for many cuisines. It works as a seasoning herb that not only provide the exact taste of onion, but also the nutrients that may be good for your heart, skin, and hair. You may cry at first while slicing the onions, but this juicy vegetable power up your immunity strength. And when you dehydrate onions, the nutrients and taste get locked inside and this is why the taste of dehydrated onions is similar to fresh ones (you may notice slighter change in taste).

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Crispy Fried Onion Ring Batter- It’s A Snack Time!

Crispy fried onion can be your perfect snack time partner for the evening! The recipe is not a rocket science. You need to purchase big onions to prepare these snacks. For batter preparation, you will learn three different batter making styles in this post.