Article Id: ARCC2649 | Page : 154 - 156
Citation :- CONSUMPTION PATTERN AND QUALITY EVALUATION OF RAB TRADITONAL RURAL PREPARATON.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2008.(27):154 - 156
Renu Mogra and Payal Vaishnav
Address : Department of Foods and Nutrition, College of Home Science, MPUAT, Udaipur - 313 001, India


Rab is a traditional, soup like preparation of Rajasthan, prepared by boiling maize grits and flour in butter milk for 2-3 hours. Rural families have the practice to prepare rab in bulk, store in earthen pot and consume it for 2-3 days. Nutrient composition of rab samples revealed that fresh rab contained moisture 93.03g, protein 1.26g, fat 0.96g, ash 0.20g, fiber 0.09g, carbohydrate 4.46g and energy 32 Kcal per 100g. The microbial examination of rab revealed that it contained heavy load of total viable counts, yeast and mold and coli form but free from pathogenic S.aureus bacteria. Study suggests that the hygienic practices should be followed in preparation and storage of rab to make it safe for consumption



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