charcoal
Last Updated : Jan 22,2018


Charcoal Glossary |Health Benefits, Nutritional Information + Recipes with Charcoal | Tarladalal.com
Viewed 3892 times

Also Known as
Coal/ koyala

Description
Charcoal is dark grey residue consisting of carbon, and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances. Charcoal is usually produced by slow pyrolysis, the heating of wood or other substances in the absence of oxygen (see pyrolysis, char and biochar). It is usually an impure form of carbon as it contains ash; however, sugar charcoal is among the purest forms of carbon readily available, particularly if it is not made by heating but by a dehydration reaction with sulfuric acid to minimize introducing new impurities, as impurities can be removed from the sugar in advance.

How to Select
Charcoal is very much available in market. Use a clean piece.

Culinary Uses
Charcoal is normally used in baked and grilled recipes to add the smoky flavor. It is usually heated till red hot, covered with an aluminum foil and placed between the dishes which is then tightly sealed for few minutes. It is the removed and discarded at the time of serving.




Subscribe to the free food mailer

10 dishes to warm your heart this winter

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name
Password

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with Tarladalal.com, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new Tarladalal.com account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.

Reviews