Sonti (beverage)

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Sonti is an Indian rice-based alcoholic beverage that is made much like sake and is similar to wine in its alcohol content and use. Sonti is made by steaming rice; to saccharify the starches to sugar, a mold, Rhizopus sonti (in sake, Aspergillus oryzae) is used, followed by fermentation.[1]


  1. ^ John F.T. Spencer; Dorothy M. Spencer (7 July 1997). Yeasts in Natural and Artificial Habitats. Springer. pp. 299–. ISBN 978-3-540-56820-9. 

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