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Process optimization for instant pigeon-pea dal using NaCl (Sodium chloride) pretreatment

DOI: 10.5958/0976-0547.2015.00022.1    | Article Id: PH-4 | Page : 126-129
Citation :- Process optimization for instant pigeon-pea dal using NaCl (Sodium chloride) pretreatment.Agricultural Science Digest.2015.(35):126-129
L.K. Nayak* and D.V.K. Samuel laxmikanta8495@rediffmail.com
Address : ICAR-National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Regent Park, Kolkata–700 040, India.

Abstract

NaCl (sodium chloride) salt was used during the soaking treatment in the preparation of Instant pigeonpea dal. Four sensory parameters; colour, odour, taste and overall acceptability and two instantisation parameters namely reconstitution time and rehydration ratio. were evaluated. The optimum combination of three factors, salt concentration (0.5 – 1.0%), cooking time (8–12 minutes) and flaking thickness (0.5 – 1.0 mm) was obtained. A combination of salt concentration of 0.75%, cooking time of 12 minute and flaking thickness of 0.75 mm was found to be the optimum combination for the desired product.

Keywords

Flaking Pigeonpea Instant dal Reconstitution time Rehydration ratio.

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