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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Preparation and quality evaluation of Maharashtrian traditional pulse - cereal - spice mix “Metkut”

Author(s):

Joshi AA, Dr. Pawar VS, Bhokre CK and Dr. Sawate AR

Abstract:
Metkut is a traditional spice mixtures prepared all over the state of Maharashtra using pulse cereal and spice mix. The Pulse- Cereal - Spice mix “Metkut” was standardized using roasted Bengal gram (50%), black gram (5%), rice (5%), red gram (5%), green gram (10%), sorghum (10%), wheat (5%), spice mix (20.5%) and salt (5%). The prepared Pulse- Cereal - Spice mix “Metkut” was rich in protein (18.24%) and carbohydrates (57.59%). The fat content was found to be 2.86 per cent, fiber 3.85 per cent, total ash 3.36 per cent. The mineral content in Metkut was calcium 9.86mg/100g and iron 7.89mg/100g. The prepared Metkut could be stored for more than a year without any adverse changes in nutrient and sensory attributes.

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How to cite this article:
Joshi AA, Dr. Pawar VS, Bhokre CK and Dr. Sawate AR. Preparation and quality evaluation of Maharashtrian traditional pulse - cereal - spice mix “Metkut”. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):1423-1426.

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