" Before using dried mushroom, soak them in warm water for between twenty and thirty minutes, and remove the stems.
" Be aware that salt releases the water in mushrooms, so judge the salt usage accordingly for your particular recipe.
" The liquid used to reconstitute dried mushrooms makes a flavorful addition to soups, stews, and stocks. Strain the liquid through a double thickness of cheesecloth or a clean, unprinted paper towel before using.
" Dried Mushroom powder can easily be made by grinding dried mushrooms in a spice or coffee grinder, food processor, or heavy-duty blender. Use to flavor soups, stews, stocks, dips, and sauces.
How to store dried mushrooms, sukhe kumbh
At home, store the dried mushrooms in a container at room temperature. They will last indefinitely. Paper bags are a good storage alternative. Use fresh mushrooms within three days.
Health benefits of dried mushrooms, sukhe kumbh
" Dried Mushrooms are potential cancer-fighters. It contains a compound called lentinan, which is being used as a cancer treatment.
" Dried Mushrooms are also a good source of riboflavin and niacin and contain no fat or cholesterol.
" Dried Mushrooms are low in calories, low in fat and have no cholesterol and also low in salt
" It is a good source of minerals, especially potassium and also a good source of vitamins, particularly B vitamins.
" Dried Mushroom protein is also superior to many other vegetable proteins on account of its essential amino acid content.