How to dry the onions?
Widened bulbs that are in a state of physiological rest, can be stored throughout the winter, but only under certain conditions, which will be discussed in this article.
So, how to dry the onions properly?
Methods of drying onions
You can store onions in two ways. The first is the storage of whole bulbs, the second is the drying of chopped onions. One of the conditions for the correct storage of onions is proper harvesting. To dig a bow is necessary only on a dry, sunny day. Do not throw or knock bulbs on the ground to avoid their injury.
- So, to keep bulbs for a long time, forthey must be dried in the sun. To do this, place the onion on a dry ground or canvas. Let it lie in the sun until the upper layer of the husk is completely dry. After that, the bulbs can be removed into a dark and cool room. It is convenient to store it in old kapron stockings or pantyhose, bags or buckets.
- To get onion seasoning, you will needcut the onion rings 3-4 mm thick. Then dry in the oven at a temperature of 50-60 degrees for 5-6 hours. It is worth considering that when drying onions in the oven will stand a strong and persistent odor, so it is better to conduct this procedure in ventilated rooms.
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