Processing of Turmeric

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PROCESSING OF TURMERIC,by Tarsem Chand Department of Processing and Food Engg. P A U Ludhiana

TURMERIC PROCESSINGTURMERIC FINGERS

(100 kg)(To remove soil etc.) (Rhizomes become soft, colour becomes uniform) (15-20 days in sun 25-30 hours at 60oC) (Yield 20-25 kg) (According to colour and size)

WASHINGReduction of drying time More even colour distribution throughout the rhizome A more attractive (not wrinkled) product that is easier to polish Sterilisation of the rhizomes before drying.

BOILING (1HOUR)

DRYING (Up to 10% M.C.) POLISHING GRADING SIZING & GRINDING

PACKAGING

(In polythene / aluminum foil bags)

Machinery Required Washer Cookers for boiling Mechanical /Solar dryer Abrasive Polishers Hammer Mill Packaging machine/ manual packagingTotal Cost of machinery: Power Rs. 15-20 lakhs 30 KW

Turmeric washing and polishing machine

Mechanical Dryer

Packaging machine

TURMERIC POLISHING

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Turmeric Processing plant at S. I.S. Randhawas Farm (Village Phuglana, Distt Hoshiarpur

Washer

System for boiling of Turmeric

Polisher

Polisher and grinder