Purslane
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drying purslane

Zone chantilly virginia | Anonymous added on August 4, 2016 | Answered

Can I put purslane on paper towel to dry in the house? I would like to dry purslane for future use without dehydrator. How can I do it, please help. Thanks

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Alisma
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Answered on August 4, 2016

Purslane is quite juicy and can be difficult to dry without a dehydrator. You could experiment with drying it in the oven on 6-8 hours on the lowest setting (but do not leave it unattended!). Then check whether they are fully dried, and if not, put them in for a few hours more.
This article has more information. You may want to follow the instructions for drying juicy fruit:
http://www.aces.uiuc.edu/vista/html_pubs/DRYING/dryfood.html

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