Instant noodles are cereal products in the form of instant food.
According to TCVN 7879:2008: Instant noodles are products made from wheat flour and/or rice flour and/or other types of flours and/or starches as main ingredients, with or without the addition of other ingredients.
These products are characterized by the use of pre-gelatinization process and dehydration either by frying or by other methods ..
TCVN 7879:2008 is equivalent to CODEX STAN 249:2006 (Standards by CODEX Alimentarius Commission)
Gelatinization: Starch gelatinization – is the process in which, under the effect of heat, starch swells and dissolves in water.