Anisha Francis, Dr. S. K. Singh, Dr. R. N. Shukla, Er. Atul. A. Mishra
Abstract: Shelf life study of ready to use bharwa spice-mix paste have been carried out by addition of vinegar, citric acid and oil for each treatment. The pH, moisture content, microbial load and sensory attributes were evaluated for 0 to 45 days of storage period. There was significant change in sensory attribute, microbial load, moisture content and pH for all treatments. The acceptability of the sample Considering all the parameters viz. the change in sensory parameter, safety of food and nutritional quality, bharwa spice-mix paste treated with oil can be stored in refrigeration temperature up to 45 days of storage period.
Keywords: Bharwa Spice-Mix Paste, Citric Acid, Vinegar and Oil