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Q. Why do we use excess salt and sugar in Pickles and James respectively?

Q. Why do we use excess salt and sugar in Pickles and James respectively?

Grade:12

3 Answers

Gaurav
askIITians Faculty 164 Points
6 years ago
Hello Student

Excess salt and sugar creates higher concentration the microbes like fungal spores and bacteria are plasmolysed and squeesed to death.
Aryan Maurya
17 Points
3 years ago
Excell salt makes the pick hypersonic and so if microbes like bacteria come near the pickles, exosmosis occurs in bacteria as they have relatively higher concentration of water in them as compared to picles(the are hypotonic). And so the microbes are plasmolysed and soon they die. 😀😀😀
Bhumika yadav
13 Points
2 years ago
  1. We use  salt and sugar in pickles in murabbas because they preserve them from  harmful microorganisms 

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