Producer: Priyanka Das Editor: Mohit Bisht Easy Methods To Check The Purity Of Saffron
Saffron is an expensive ingredient and obviously, people see money by selling fake saffron.
With no machines to check the genuineness, how would you differentiate pure saffron from the fake?
Given its cost, it’s critical to understand what you are spending for and to ensure you are getting a top-quality product with the best scent, taste, and colour.
If you take a saffron strand to your tongue and it feels sweet, it’s phoney.
The scent is another highly unique means of recognising if the saffron is genuine.
It is necessary to be familiar with the fragrance to determine if the saffron is genuine. The aroma of pure saffron is quite appealing.
If you understand what honey smells like, you know the aroma of pure saffron as well. It actually smells like a combination of hay and honey.
Another way is the water test: Put the saffron in the water. It will eventually colour the water.
An interesting experiment is to dissolve a small amount of baking soda in water and mix it. After that, add the saffron to the liquid. If the water-baking soda mixture contai