Agricultural Sciences


Quick Cooking, Germinated and Dehydrated Pulses


Agricultural Sciences

Focus Area:

Processing of Pulses

Social Benefits:

The technology for processing Quick-cooking, germinated and dehydrated pulses has been developed at CFTRI, Mysore using the appropriate equipment for optimal product recovery of the right quality. Pulses are soaked in water containing the additives at the desired level for the prescribed time and then germinate. The germinated pulses are further processed to get the finished product by steaming, drying etc.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Karnataka

Technology Readiness Index:

Technology Demonstration

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Brief Description

Description :

The new products cook within 10 minutes saving thereby time, energy and drudgery to the housewives. Moreover, they are shelf-stable (6 months) unlike the fresh germinated pulsed whose shelf is very short (less than a day or two).

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