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DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2019.09.004

Bio Availability Studies on Ragina & Energy Protein Rich Food

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Vijay A. Khader *, Anuradha

Former Dean, Faculty of Horne Science, ANGRAU, Rajendranagar, Hyderabad. Research Associate.

*Corresponding author: VIJAY A KHADER, Email: vijayakhader@gmail.com

Abstract

The Horse gram (Dolichos Biflorus) which is commonly used for cattle feed can be diversified for human consumption with less investment. Processed Horse gram flour  was prepared using puffing and roasting, processed Soya bean (Glycine max) flour was prepared by dehulling and roasting. The low cost energy protein rich products namely RAGINA and EPRF were prepared using the simple home scale processing methods like germination, roasting and puffing, to improve the nutritional status. Horse gram has been identified as potential food resource for the tropics and also occupies an important place among pulses because of its ability to resist severe drought conditions. Soya bean is one of the best vegetable proteins and has tremendous potential to meet the protein deficiency in the cereal based Indian diets at a low cost. Product development can be taken as income generating activity in the rural areas by the illiterate women. Products can be included in supplementary feeding programmes in order to improve the nutritional status of the vulnerable groups of the population.

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Bio Availability Studies on Ragina & Energy Protein Rich Food

How to cite this paper: KHADER VA, ANURADHA. (2019) Bio Availability Studies on Ragina & Energy Protein Rich Food. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture, 3(3), 170-175.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/ijfsa.2019.09.004

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