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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

A delicious sweet pantua prepared with non sucrose: A hopeful sweet for Diabetes

Thejaswini ML, Arun Kumar H, A Sachindra Babu and Venkateshaiah BV
People with diabetes increasing day by day. The recent survey conducted by medical association have declared that about 31.7 million are pioneered to diabetic as on 2000 further it is projected to 79.4 million by 2030. So to overcome such problems replacing cane sugars with natural sweeteners are very essential. Sucralose is the only non-calorie sweetener made from sugar. Its unique combination of sugar like taste and excellent stability allow sucralose to be used as a replacement for sugar in various foods and beverages. Pantuais a local confection of eastern India and Bangladesh. It is a traditional Indiansweet made of deep-fried balls of Khoa, chhana, Maida, oil and sugar syrup. Pantuas range in colour from pale brown to nearly black depending on how long they are fried. It is also popularly known as Bengali sweet because of the chhana composition which gives the product very tender, tasty and richness. Pantua resembles like gulabjamun which is a very famous dish in every functions in India. Apart from gulabjamun, Pantua has many nutritional and functional characteristics due to its composition of both Khoa and chhana as a base material. Keeping in view the above factors, research has been carried to replace cane sugar with low calorie sweeteners and obtained optimum results.
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How to cite this article:
Thejaswini ML, Arun Kumar H, A Sachindra Babu, Venkateshaiah BV. A delicious sweet pantua prepared with non sucrose: A hopeful sweet for Diabetes. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):1100-1103.

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