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Analysis Study Research Paper | Food Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022
Proximate and Antioxidant Analysis of RTE Breakfast Cereal Made from Popped Pearl Millet, Amaranth Grains and Groundnut Powder
Bidhilika | Sunita Mishra 
Abstract: The present study was performed to analyze the RTE breakfast cereal prepared from popped pearl millet, amaranth grains and groundnut powder. Nowadays people, especially working professionals are in need for a nutritious and quick breakfast to match with their busy schedule. This cereal is prepared without addition of preservatives and artificial sugars. The ingredients are gluten free, maintains blood sugar, prevents anemia and boosts immunity and are rich in antioxidants. The moisture content, protein, fat and crude fiber of breakfast cereal were 24.5 ?0.05, 25.8?0.00, 19.15?0.00 and 9.4g per 100 g, respectively. The analysis also revealed that RTE-BC contain good amount of total dietary fiber (6.13?0.14). Using under-utilized grains that are rich in nutrients is a huge step towards better nutrition and for the framers.
Keywords: Proximate analysis, DPPH determination, antioxidant activity, RTE breakfast cereal
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 7, July 2022,
Pages: 1309 - 1313