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Vol. 12, Issue 4 (2023)

Development of nutritious honey coated khatta mitha fruits and vegetables bites

Author(s):
Prajwala B, Usha Ravindra and AC Lokesh
Abstract:
The study was carried out to increase the intake of fruits and vegetables and to decrease the intake the sugar which leads to non-communicative diseases and obesity. The aim of the study was to investigate physical, chemical, and sensory parameters of honey coated khatta mitha fruits (Pineapple, Banana, Amla) and vegetables (carrot, Beetroot) bites. The samples were procured from local market, primary processing and pre-treatment like blanching was done. The product was dehydrated using 2 variations (tray drier and hot air oven). The dehydrated samples were subjected to sensory analysis. Based on the sensory analysis, honey coated khatta mitha bites in tray drier treatment was more accepted. Based on the overall acceptability of the samples, tray dried honey coated khatta mitha bites were further analysed for physio-functional, nutritional, phytochemical and consumer acceptability. The nutritional parameters of mixed honey coated khatta mitha bites were analysed, which content 18.83 g of protein, 3.1 g of crude fibre, 193.06 mg/100 g of total sugars and 50.30 mg/100 g reducing sugars. Consumer acceptance for carried out for the best accepted product, which shows 90% of consumers liked the product. The work concluded that natural, healthy, and dehydrated bites were invented to promote health and nutritional status of the population.
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The Pharma Innovation Journal
How to cite this article:
Prajwala B, Usha Ravindra, AC Lokesh. Development of nutritious honey coated khatta mitha fruits and vegetables bites. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(4):2090-2095.

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