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gelatinize

 [jĕ-lat´ĭ-nīz]
1. to convert into gelatin.
2. to become converted into gelatin.

ge·lat·i·nize

(jĕ-lat'i-nīz),
1. To convert into gelatin.
2. To become gelatinous.
Synonym(s): gelate

ge·lat·i·nize

(jĕ-lat'i-nīz)
1. To convert into gelatin.
2. To become gelatinous.

gelatinize

to convert into a jelly, or to become converted into gelatin. Feed grains are said to be gelatinized when they are treated by a combination of moisture, heat and pressure so as to rupture their starch granules.
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Roasting imparts desirable flavour and colour in malwa, and also gelatinises the starch in the dough rendering it easy for assimilation by malt diastatic enzymes during the mashing stage.
Roasting not only imparts a desirable flavour and colour in Kwete, but also to some extent gelatinises the starch in the dough rendering it readily available for gelatinisation by malt diastatic enzymes during mashing step.