Dried bananas are dried bananas that are peeled and cut into pieces, they are easy to store and eat. The dreid plantain can also grdinding into plantain flour power.
1. Raw materials and processing
The raw material for processing dried bananas requires a high degree of maturity, that is, the period when it reaches edible maturity and has the best color and aroma. Green bananas have poor flavor and astringency, and cannot be processed. Overripe bananas cannot be processed if they are in a soft and rotten state. For raw material processing, first pick out the rotten and diseased bananas and peel them by hand. The cutting method depends on the size of the individual bananas. If the individual is large, it should be semi-slitting.
2. Color protection treatment
Banana pulp contains polyphenols, even if it is a ripe banana, there are still polyphenols in the pulp, which will cause browning during processing and storage of finished products. In order to obtain products with good color and luster, it is necessary to carry out color protection treatment. Dip banana slices in lemon juice. This can improve the flavor and increase the vitamins, but the main purpose is to prevent the banana from turning brown
Banana drying process tips
Bananas are rich in sugar. During the plantain drying process in the plantain drying machine, if the temperature is too high, for example, it reaches 80 degrees Celsius, the sugar will be caramelized. If the temperature is too low, the baking time will be too long, neither of which meets the requirements. Therefore, the drying temperature should be controlled at 60 to 65 degrees Celsius, and the drying should be completed within 18 to 20 hours. The moisture content of the finished product is required to be 16%.