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Name the process of converting vegetable oil to vegetable ghee.

 

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Vegetable oil is an unsaturated fatty acid i.e contains double bonds. In order to convert it into vegetable ghee (saturated), hydrogenation reaction is carried out which adds hydrogen over all the double bonds thereby converting unsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids.

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Name the process of converting vegetable oil to vegetable ghee. Answer Vegetable oil is an unsaturated fatty acid i.e contains double bonds. In order to convert it into vegetable ghee (saturated), hydrogenation reaction is carried out which adds hydrogen over all the double bonds thereby converting unsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids. Hydrogenation reaction Nickel Catalyst

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