Utilization of broken walnut kernels for development of walnut chikki
Poonam Sharma, Syed Zameer Hussain, Sajad Mohd Wani, Tawheed Amin and Afsah Iqbal Nehvi
Chikki is an easy to make candy recipe made with lots of nuts and jaggary. We mostly consume peanut chikki during winter season. It’s the Indian version of nut brittle and most loved ready to eat snack product. It provides protein, carbohydrates and fats, vitamins and minerals. Nowadays, the demand for functional foods is increasing at fast pace. This popular snack is a good vehicle to transfer some essential nutraceuticals into needy and health conscious consumers. Jammu and Kashmir is the main contributor to India’s walnut production.Walnuts is loaded with many health benefits. Jaggary is an unrefined sugar obtained from raw, concentrated sugarcane juice. An attempt has been made in this investigation for utilization of broken walnut kernels for development of walnut jaggary chikki. The sensory evaluation judged best was at T3 with overall acceptability of 3.87 followed by T1 with overall sensory score of 3.80. Sensory evaluation was judged by the panel of semi trained experts for organoleptic evaluation.
How to cite this article:
Poonam Sharma, Syed Zameer Hussain, Sajad Mohd Wani, Tawheed Amin, Afsah Iqbal Nehvi. Utilization of broken walnut kernels for development of walnut chikki. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(3):168-169.