2018, Vol. 3, Issue 1
Development of incorporation of popped nutria-millets in Nutripatakha namkeen for malnourished children
Author(s): Sarita and Dr. Ekta Singh Chauhan
The present study was focused to explore nourishing potential of finger and pearl millets as well as food product development for malnourished children with cost effectiveness. Finger and pearl millets have potential to fight deep rooted malnutrition. Namkeen is popular snack food and loved by children very much. An attempt has been made ready to eat food named Nutripatakha namkeen incorporated by popped finger and pearl millets the range of 2 to 8%. Nutripatakha namkeen enriched with 8% incorporation of popped finger and pearl millets showed good sensory acceptability with mean scores of 8.2±0.61 compare to standard non-significantly. Further result showed that increased value of nutrients in variant C such as energy (381.93 Kcal), protein (14.4048 g/100g), iron (8.668 mg/100g) and calcium (105.706 mg/100g). So, nutripatakha namkeen could be best option for malnourished children with cheap in cost and easy availability of millets.
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How to cite this article:
Sarita, Dr. Ekta Singh Chauhan. Development of incorporation of popped nutria-millets in Nutripatakha namkeen for malnourished children. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2018;3(1):818-821.