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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Fake Milk Test / Not buying adulterated milk, curd or cheese? Use this simple method to check its purity at home

Fake Milk Test / Not buying adulterated milk, curd or cheese? Use this simple method to check its purity at home




Milk and its products like ghee, cheese, khoya etc. are very beneficial for our health. But nowadays many people have started mixing in dairy milk and products made from it to increase profits. Consuming this adulterated milk and cheese etc. reduces the health benefits.


But you can recognize adulterated milk, adulterated cheese and adulterated ghee. Even sitting at home. Let's find out now.


How to identify milk water


According to FSSAI this simple method can be adopted to identify fake and genuine milk.

First put a drop of milk on a polished and sloping spot


If the milk is genuine, it will stop or go down slowly and leave a white mark on the back


And if water has been added to the milk, it will go down without leaving a mark


How to identify detergent in milk?


Take 5ml to 10ml milk and mix the same amount of water

If detergent is mixed in the milk, the milk will foam like soap.


Stirring the pure milk will cause a little foam on it

Identification of starch in milk and its products (cheese, khoya and channa)

Boil 2-3ml sample with 5ml water

Cool it and add 2-3 drops of iodine tincture

If the mixture turns blue, it is a sign of starch and if the color stays white, then your cheese, khoya or chana were pure.

You do not need to mix and boil water to know the starch in the milk.


How to identify pure and fake ghee

Put half a teaspoon of ghee or butter in a transparent bowl

Now add 2-3 drops of iodine tincture

If sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes or other starch are added to the ghee, it will turn blue.

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