TAILIEUCHUNG - Standardization and quality evaluation of sour cream enriched therapeutic food products

The present investigation focuses on standardizing the process for preparation of sour cream enriched therapeutic food products. Sour cream was prepared by ripening of cream with the addition 6% culture of Lactic Acid Bacteria (Lactobacillus acidophilus and Streptococcus lactis) culture and xanthan gum. The prepared sample of sour cream was further used in the exploration of food preparation . sour cream spread, sour cream salad and boondi raita. Sensory characteristics of sour cream spread, sour cream salad and boondi raita were studied. It was found that sour cream spread with red chili sauce and salad with 20% sour cream had higher overall acceptability which was evidently proved by statistical analysis. Boondi raita prepared with sour cream was found to be more acceptable than the one prepared with curd. Further, the shelf life of sour cream enriched therapeutic food products is found to be for four weeks at the refrigerated storage condition. | Standardization and quality evaluation of sour cream enriched therapeutic food products