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Vol. 12, Special Issue 10 (2023)

Enrichment of RTE snack (Bhujia) with Tomato pomace powder as a functional ingredient

Jagbir Rehal and Anmolpreet Kaur
Snacks are an important aspect of diet and healthy snacking is the need of the hour. Tomato pomace is a by-product of the tomato processing industry and a very nutritious substance, and it was utilized in an Indian snack, bhujia and studies were conducted to study the effect of tomato pomace powder in the bhujia formulations at a level varying from 0 to 12.5%. It was found that its addition up to 5% gave a product of high acceptability in aspects of its sensorial properties. The product obtained also gave increased yields as compared to the control sample where no tomato pomace powder was added. The compositional profile of this product shows it to be a rich source of protein (16.52%), fat (20.8%), fiber (3.40%), antioxidant activity (38.5%) and an energy value of 485.32 kcal/100g. Hence, the tomato pomace powder can be effectively utilized and at the same time get a popular snack with improved nutritional benefits.
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How to cite this article:
Jagbir Rehal and Anmolpreet Kaur. Enrichment of RTE snack (Bhujia) with Tomato pomace powder as a functional ingredient. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2023; 12(10S): 926-929.
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