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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 6, Issue 5 (2017)
Development and Popularization of low cost food warmer in Kashmir valley
Author(s): Poonam Sharma
Kashmir is a temperate climate place with severe winter months, under these conditions keeping the food items warm is always very challenging and it requires lot of effort and drudgery of women. A low cost food warmer is a new innovation to keep the foods ready to serve and for quick curdling which can prove beneficial for both rural and urban areas. A cheap and innovative warm cover using locally available material has been developed to keep the food warm up to 8 hours at room temperature. Process of making curd is a day long process and even hard especially during winter. Development of the technology was very much need of the hour to replace the old age tradition of covering the hot pot with warm blankets / woolen clothes. In winter food warmer has advantage of making the curd 3-4 hrs. These products have good demand and wider consumer acceptance and can become a remunerative enterprise for rural youth in Kashmir.
How to cite this article:
Poonam Sharma. Development and Popularization of low cost food warmer in Kashmir valley. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry. 2017; 6(5): 2278-2279.