TABLE 2

Summary of the physicochemical parameters during the 24-h fermentation of idli batter

Time
(h)
Bulk density
(g/cm3)
Volume
(ml)
pHCO2 evolution
(cpm)a
CFU g−1 (×106)
(MRS)
CFU g−1 (×106)
(NA)
01.206.3400.060.82
60.816.021633.657.6
120.6344.625037.6109.6
180.5524.2160051.1119
240.5624.515,70877.2100.2
  • a cpm, counts per minute; CFU counts were taken per g of idli batter on MRS and nutrient agar (NA).