A dehydrator is surely needed to help prolong the life and taste of most foods. It can be used to dry and keep different kinds of food properly stored and kept for a long time. There are a wide range of options when preparing foods using a dehydrator. One of the best kinds of meals to prepare with a dehydrator is the whole grain crackers. Whole grain cracker is an excellent meal that is very tasty and super easy to prepare with a dehydrator. Here, no soaking is required to get it done. If you want to make a great meal for you and your family this festive season, below is the best way to prepare whole grain cracker using a dehydrator.
You should be mindful of the time it takes for the crackers to dry when put in a dehydrator. Normally, the crackers can dry from 10 to 14 hours at about 140 degrees in a dehydrator, although a lot of this depends on the thickness of the crackers too. But if you are using an oven, they might take a bit longer to dry. That is why a dehydrator is the best tool to use when drying your food for storage.
- Unbleached white floor
- Eight tablespoons of melted butter
- Two tablespoons of toasted sesame seeds
- One-half teaspoons of baking powder
- One teaspoon sea salt
- One cup of plain yogurt
- Two and half cups of whole wheat or ground kamut
Pour some butter on the grain and add a little flour on the board. To make crispy crackers, you will need to roll the dough and make it very thin (about 1/8 of an inch thick).
Next, you need to split the dough in half and roll it properly to ensure a smooth roll. Here, try not to get too worried about how the dough will look. Even if it is not very smooth as you would want, rustic crackers are still very cool.
There are two different ways of preparing dehydrated grain cracker for non-sprouted flour and for sprouted floor.
Dehydration for sprouted floor
When preparing grain crackers for sprouted flour, you will need ton place the butter, baking power, salt and yogurt in a processor and blend these ingredients properly. Include sesame seeds and blend again. After blending the ingredients with the floor, the next thing to do is to roll the prepared floor into long 1/8 inch wide dough. Next is to cut the dough into smaller pieces with a knife. You have to cut them in a way that drying will in the dehydrator will not take too much time. After cutting, place the dough in a cookie sheet and sprinkle with the remaining melted butter. Place the already prepared dough into the dehydrator and set the temperature to about 145 degrees. Although you can make use of the oven for this, a dehydrator will save you time as the cracker gets dry faster. After ensuring that cracker is completely dry, remove store in a refrigerator.
How to prepare whole grain crackers with non-sprouted floor: Add yogurt to the floor and mix properly and keep in a warm place for about 10 to 20 hours. Then, keep the prepared dough in a food processor and blend properly. You can now add sesame seeds to the mixture and blend effectively. Place th mixture in a dehydrator and allow them to dry up. After the cracker has completely dried, you can remove and place in a container to be stored in your fridge.