Physicochemical Properties of Black Rice Flours (BRFs) Affected by Milling Conditions

제분조건에 따른 흑미쌀가루 품질특성

  • Published : 2006.12.31


Physicochemical properties of black rice flours (BRFs) produced under different milling conditions were investigated to explore their applications for various processed rice products. Moisture contents of BRFs after roll milling and subsequent hot-air drying or microwave drying were 10.3% and 14.4%, respectively. The BRFs with jet milling and subsequent hot-air drying or microwave drying showed moisture contents of 7.9% and 7.5%. Mean particle sizes of the BRFs obtained from roll milling, jet milling, and following air-classification were 150, 41.5, and 9.4 ${\mu}m$, respectively. Hunter L value and water soluble index (WSI) of BRFs increased with decreasing particle size, while Hunter a value decreased. Total polyphenol contents of 91.4-115.8 mg/100 g and total amino acids of 75.0-96.4 mg/100 g in three types of BRFs were higher as compared to those (6.3 mg/100 g and 30.5 mg/100 g) of polished rice flour (PRF). Physicochemical properties such as moisture content, color parameter, and WSI have close relationship with the particle size of BRFs prepared under different milling conditions.


black rice;milling;microwave;polyphenol


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