Cereal Chem 60:189 - 191. | VIEW
Milling Process to Produce Low-Fat Grits from Pearl Millet.
A. Abdelrahman, R. C. Hoseney, and E. Varriano-Marston. Copyright 1983 by the American Association of Cereal Chemists, Inc.
A simple milling system using roller mills was developed for producing low-fat grits from pearl millet. Average yield of grits was 61% with a fat content of 1.20%. The system involved decorticating the grain, tempering to 22% moisture, and single-pass milling on finely corrugated rolls. The germ was more easily separated from the grain when the tempering moisture was increased. Short tempering time gave better separation of germ from endosperm and, thus, better yield of low-fat grits. Tempering was not beneficial in producing grits or flours of fine particle size.