Oil used in Kurkure

Published: 29th October 2009
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Kurkure is the healthiest of snacks available because of natural home-made ingredients in it. But what is even more healthy and nutritious about this modern-age snack is the quality of oil. Kurkure is made in rice bran oil, the healthy oil, naturally high in good fats (MUFA and PUFA) and low in saturated fats (reduced by up to 40 per cent). Needless to say Kurkure is the healthiest snack in India that has been attracting many people since the past decade. Let us know more about the oil used in Kurkure-the rice bran oil.

Rice bran oil is the oil extracted from the inner husk and germ of rice. It is known for its high smoke point of 254°C or 490°F and its mild flavor, that makes it preferable for high-temperature cooking methods such as stir frying and deep frying.Rice bran oil contains a range of fats, with 47% monounsaturated fats, 33% polyunsaturated, and 20% saturated.

Rice bran oil is rich in vitamin E, γ-oryzanol an antioxidant that can help prevent heart attacks, and phytosterols compounds that lower cholesterol absorption which has many health benefits. So you can see how healthy Kurkure is. So banish the thought of Kurkure plastic and enjoy eating!

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