Can I use an oven instead of a dehydrator for grains and pulses? Dehydrators are not so common in my neck of the woods.
Using ovens as a dehydrator is pretty universal for any kind of food that can be dried.
Here is just one of many sites out there -
Thank you, Andrew for your reply and link. In the meanwhile I decided to try and see for myself. I put some buckwheat on a flat surface in the oven for about 30 min. I took the same amount of buckwheat and left it as is. Then I tried milling the two batches. The oven batch yielded flour much more quickly than the other, untreated batch. One other suggested solution I found, was, to cook the lentils, puree the mass and dehydrate before milling. I have yet to try this for myself. We'll see...