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Fenugreek - chemical composition and use.

Shankaracharya, N. B. and Natarajan, C. P. (1972) Fenugreek - chemical composition and use. Indian Spices, 9 (1). 2-12, 71 ref..

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Chemical composition of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is discussed and reviewed under the headings: seed; proteins and amino acids; volatile oil; minerals and vitamins; fixed oil; phosphorus-organic compounds; lipids; carotenoid pigments; odour and taste; removal of odour; effect of cooking on nutritive values; mucilage; saponins and sapogenins; saponosides and quality control. Uses of fenugreek in foods (e.g. bread, chutneys, spice blends, maple syrups) and medicine are outlined.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: FENUGREEK-; Fenugreek; PROTEINS-(VEGETABLE); /Protein in fenugreek; AMINO-ACIDS; /amino acids in fenugreek; ESSENTIAL-OILS; /volatile oil in fenugreek; MINERALS-; /minerals in fenugreek; VITAMINS-; /vitamins in fenugreek; PHOSPHORUS-; /P compounds in fenugreek; LIPIDS-; /lipids in fenugreek; CAROTENOIDS-; /carotenoids in fenugreek; SMELL-; /odour of fenugreek; TASTE-; /taste of fenugreek; DEODORIZATION-; /deodorization of fenugreek; COOKING-; /cooking & nutritional value of fenugreek; NUTRITIONAL-VALUE; MUCILAGE-; /mucilage in fenugreek; SAPONINS-; /saponins in fenugreek; QUALITY-CONTROL; /quality control of/ fenugreek; BREAD-; Fenugreek in /bread/; CONDIMENTS-; Fenugreek in /chutneys/; SPICES-; Fenugreek in /spice blends; MAPLE-SYRUP; Fenugreek in /maple syrup/
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 30 Spices/Condiments
Divisions: Plantation Products Spices and Flavour Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2014 10:02
Last Modified: 24 Sep 2014 10:02
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7232

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