Physico-Chemical Characteristics and Mineral Content of Commercially Available Papads


Affiliations

  • Defence Food Research Laboratory, Mysore, 570 011, India

Abstract

Papad, also known as appalam in South India, is a thin wafer like circular product based on dough prepared by blending legume (black gram, bengal gram, green gram, cow pea etc.) or cereal (rice) flours as well as fruit/vegetable based like potato, sweet potato, jack fruits etc. mixed with common salt, spices, edible oil and alkaline mucilaginous additives.

Subject Discipline

Food Science and Technology

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