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EFFECT OF STORAGE ON NUTRITIONAL AND SENSORY QUALITIES OF GRAIN AMARANTH (AMARANTHUS HYPOCHONDRIACUS) FLOUR

Article Id: ARCC736 | Page : 297 - 300
Citation :- EFFECT OF STORAGE ON NUTRITIONAL AND SENSORY QUALITIES OF GRAIN AMARANTH (AMARANTHUS HYPOCHONDRIACUS) FLOUR.Asian Journal of Dairy and Food Research.2012.(31):297 - 300
Bhatiwada Nidhi* and V. Indira1 nidhibhatiwada@gmail.com
Address : Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysore- 570 020, India.

Abstract

Grain amaranth (Amaranthus hypochondriacus) flour stored for six months in airtight glass containers at room temperature was analyzed for nutrient composition initially and after 3rd and 6th month of storage. No significant effect on nutrients was observed but sensory qualities decreased in sixth months of storage.

Keywords

Amaranthus hypochondriacus Grain amaranth flour Nutrients Storage.

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