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Oct01
TAKE CARE OF YOUR COOKING OIL
TAKE CARE OF YOUR COOKING OIL

The cooking oils like olive, canola, rice bran are really healthy oils and contain antioxidants. but these superheroes too are vulnerable foods as they get rancid easily as they are either monounsaturated or polyunsaturated. they have the double bonds which when receives oxygen go for rancidity.

If you have noticed foods that are prepared in refined oils get a peculiar smell after a certain period of time, this is because of rancidity.
NOW THINGS YOU SHOULD TAKE CARE OF:
PROTECT THEM FROM:

LIGHT:These oils get rancid if exposed to direct light. always keep them in dark color containers or ceramic containers. light color bottles which allow light to absorbed don't provide provide needed protection.

HEAT:Heat is another factor that these oils cannot withstand. never keep your oil container near gas stove. keep them at cool place or dark dry cupboard. if they are the reused oil try them to keep in refrigerator. they sometimes emulsify during refrigeration but re liquefy at room temperature.

OXYGEN: They cannot withstand air or oxygen and get rancid very easily so its better to keep them in tight containers to avoid rancidity n that particular odor.

AGE: These oils have shelf life of maximum 3 months to use it within 3 months of opening the container.

QUIZ: THIS IS THE REASON WHY FOODS COOKED IN DESI GHEE STAY FOR LONGER TIME...
CAN YOU NAME ANY FIVE PREPARATIONS MADE FROM DESI GHEE AND KEPT FOR A LONG TIME?????


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