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To Study the Effect of Drying Methods on Physic-Chemical Characteristics of Fermented Soybean (hawaijar)


Meraj Ali Khan, Laxhmi Bala, Saiyyad Alamdar Husain
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The study was conducted to compare and study the feasibility and effect on nutritional properties of fermented soybean during storage at ambient and refrigeration conditions for which the soybeans were fermented through naturally fermenting strains. This study is an attempt to determine the chemical proximate analysis of hawaijar and the nutritional changes occurring during processing and storage in expectation that the data generated can be used as the nutritional reference and as the food regulatory standard. For comparative study the soybeans after fermentation were tray dried and solar dried and their nutritional properties were checked accordingly at varying intervals of 0day, 30 days, 60 days and 120 days. The physiochemical parameters namely (moisture, ash, protein, crude fiber and yeast and mold count) were evaluated on the successive days of storage to assess the durability to consumers. The physiochemical analysis showed that with the increase of storage period there was considerable increase in moisture content during storage i.e from 8.9% to 11.89%. But it was observed that the storage conditions do have a significant amount of loss of protein i.e. from 29.10% to 27.50%, and crude fiber i.e. from 6.52% to 4.28%. However there was little change in ash content during storage i.e from 1.30% to 1.28%. Samples that were stored in refrigerating conditions showed less loss. Moreover the effect of loss was observed maximum in the samples that were sun dried and the losses were found more in samples that were stored in ambient conditions. The microbiological study revealed even on the 120 days of storage the yeast and mold count was within permissible limit (7.8102 cfu/g) and it was acceptable for consumption.

Meraj Ali Khan, Laxhmi Bala, Saiyyad Alamdar Husain

Hawaijar, Textured Vegetable Protein, Bioproducts, VSAET, ACE

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-08-31 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
840-845 IJSRSET1624136   Technoscience Academy

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Meraj Ali Khan, Laxhmi Bala, Saiyyad Alamdar Husain, "To Study the Effect of Drying Methods on Physic-Chemical Characteristics of Fermented Soybean (hawaijar)", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.840-845, July-August-2016.
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