Preparation and Sensory Evaluation of Quinoa based RTS Dairy Beverage
Author(s): Tejaswi Boyapati
Quinoa based diary beverage is ready to drink product. It is a wholesome thirst-quenching and high energy drink with reduced calorie content due to use of artificial sweetener. It is highly nutritive product meant for all age groups. Long shelf life is obtained by sterilization process which reduces microbial load to a minimal level and could be stored for a longer duration. Quinoa is rich source of proteins (sulphur amino acids and lysine). Protein deficiency can be overcome by addition of Quinoa, which is rich in proteins. Finally obtained product is kept for sensory evaluation by using nine-point hedonic scale.