Kitchen Tips: To keep the dough fresh for a long time, store it like this

Kitchen Tips: To keep the dough fresh for a long time, store it like this

Indians always have roti or chapati in their meal. That’s why they buy more flour at home. Many people buy five kg bags of flour when they go to the supermarket. But it will take more days. They make rotis with them but they are careless when it comes to storing the flour. If the packing is not stored properly after opening it may spoil. Worms and smell. Do you know how long actual flour stays fresh? It can be stored for up to a year if you take proper precautions. If the bag of flour is left unsealed it will also spoil its taste. If you eat the ingredients made with it, you will fall ill. So do this if you want to keep the flour fresh for longer.

How long will the flour stay fresh?

⦿After opening the flour bag, it will only last for 2-3 months if care is not taken. will be fresh. After that its taste and smell will change. That’s why it should be stored in a dry, airtight container. If this is done, it will stay good for at least 2 years.

⦿Never touch the dough with wet hands. Do not store in a wet container. Due to the presence of moisture, its taste and texture are damaged.

⦿Refined flour stays fresh for longer days compared to flour from seeds and grains. Flour made from almonds, oats and millet will taste good for about a year if stored properly. Regardless of the type, it should not be used if it smells bad or looks dirty. It means that the dough is spoiled.

⦿Another sign is discoloration of the dough. The color of the flour also depends on the type of seeds. Brown is light brown in color. All purpose flour is soft and white. If the flour turns yellow, do not use it.

⦿If lumps appear in the flour, then discard it. Accumulation of moisture can cause bacteria to accumulate. Worms appear in flour color. They are also very small and difficult to detect. That’s why it is better to throw out the flour even if it feels a little different. Not only this, it is also not good for health to use flour after the expiry date because it does not smell.

Note: We have provided the information collected from various studies, researches and health journals here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. If you have any doubts regarding health, you should definitely consult a doctor. For the items mentioned in this article, “ABP Country”, ‘ABP Network’ Note that no liability is assumed.


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