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Development and Quality Evaluation of Value Added Food Products using Dehydrated Black Kokum (Garcinia indica)

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Pardeep Kaur Grewal
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The present study was conducted to prepare food products -kokum panna, kokum sherbet, kokum booster and kokum chatpatti balls from dehydrated black kokum extract and pulp and to analyse the Hydroxycitric acid (HCA) content in the products. The kokum (Garcinia) was used for the study and food products because of its higher hydroxycitric acid (HCA) content. The commonly consumed products: kokum panna, kokum sherbet, kokum booster and kokum chatpatti balls were then analysed for their pH and HCA content. The organoleptic evaluation of food products of kokum extract and kokum pulp was found to be highly acceptable (p<0.8). The acceptable levels of dehydrated black kokum extract for booster and panna and kokum pulp for kokum sherbet and chatpatti balls ranged 20% & 35%, and 25% & 30% respectively. The HCA content of the food products ranged between 2.1 to 8.6g/100g. Among all these products, the highest pH content was found in kokum booster followed by 3.71, 3.85, 3.94 pH value while kokum chatpatti balls, kokum panna and kokum sherbet 2.60, 2.92 and 2.41, 2.43, 2.45, 2.24, 2.27, 2.28 pH value. For the evaluation of shelf life of the food products, the products were packed in High Density Poly Ethylene (HDPE) covers, heat sealed and stored at ambient conditions. The results of sensory evaluation during shelf life showed that have a longer shelf life but the decline in the all sensory attributes as the days increased.

Pardeep Kaur Grewal

Dehydrated Black Kokum, Food Products, Sensory Attributes, Hydroxycitric Acid

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 6 | November-December - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-01-05 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
448-456 IJSRSET151692   Technoscience Academy

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Pardeep Kaur Grewal, "Development and Quality Evaluation of Value Added Food Products using Dehydrated Black Kokum (Garcinia indica)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.448-456, November-December-2015.
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