Development of innovative bakery product chia seed enriched cookies
Chellamboli Chelladurai, Ayushi A Pandey, Sonal A Panmand, Sandesh Nikam
Chia seed enriched cookies is a kind of bakery food product, have a high nutritional value as it contains Chia seeds, date syrup and jaggery. It also contains refined wheat flour, margarine, rava, cocoa powder, baking powder, milk powder, etc. Each ingredient has a different function effect in human. Chia seeds are the richest source of protein, fiber, omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. It helps to balance blood sugar levels, improve cardiovascular diseases, all cancer types, allergies, lower cholesterol and promote weight loss. Dates are rich in several vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Date syrup contains oil, calcium, sulfur, iron, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, copper and magnesium, which are all beneficial for health. Jaggery prevents constipation, Detoxes the liver, Blood purifier, Boosts immunity, Cleanses the body, Prevents anemia, Boosts intestinal health, Weight loss, Controls blood pressure. Chia seed enriched cookies prepared with appropriate proportions of ingredients and baked. Chia seed enriched cookies were placed before semi-trained sensory panel for sensory analysis. Cookie enriched with 10% Chia seed has more sensory score. Therefore, this product fetched for proximate composition shown the moisture content (2.02%), Carbohydrate (48.38%), Protein (6.2%), Fat (28.9%), Ash (1.75%), Calcium (80 mg) and Iron (1.5 mg). Chia seed enriched cookies have about three month’s shelf life in aluminum pouch as a packaging material. Keeping the interest and health in mind, this investigation tried to compensate the demand of consumers. The developed product has great market potential and can commercialize with low investment and more profitable.