Properties-of Rice Flours Prepared from Milled and Broken Rice Produced by Pre-washing Process

분무수세 건조한 무세미와 부산물 쇄립의 쌀가루 특성

  • Published : 2005.08.01


Properties of rice flours prepared from milled and broken rice produced by pre-washing and subsequent drying process were investigated. Compared to untreated ordinary milled rice, pre-washing process slightly increased lightness of rice flour, while decreased yellowness. Both WAI and WSI were higher in the flour from pre-washed rice, and gel consistency was the highest in the flour from pre-washed broken rice. Pre-washed rice showed increased amylograph peak viscosity and reduced setback values. On the other hand, pre-washed broken rice showed decreased peak viscosity and increased setback values. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) results showed that the pre-washing process reduced gelatinization onset- and peak temperatures, with increased gelatinization enthalpy. Total bacteria and yeast count were lower in the pre­washed rice, suggesting the pre-washing process could partially eliminate microbial contamination of ordinary milled rice.


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