Onions comprise of 93% of the total exports of vegetable from India, out of which most of them are in dehydrated state. India is the world's second largest supplier of dehydrated onions, trusted in the global market for its finest variety of moisture dried onions. Dehydration of onions is done employing biological processes such as solar drying, vacuum drying, microwave and freeze drying and convective air drying. Apart from being consumed in raw form, onion is also processed & preserved under intense conditions to get dehydrated and serve a curative purpose. Owing to its therapeutic quality, it is also used for curing cataract, cancer and many such diseases. It can also be consumed in salads and in other vegetable preparation to enhance the taste and flavor.Qualities of Dehydrated white Onions:
- Low in calories and high in nutritional values
- Free from harmful microorganisms
- Free from moisture yet good in taste
- Used in preparation of traditional medicines, pickles, soups and various food items.