Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences


Protein and Micronutrients Enriched Ready to Cook Foods


Life Sciences & Biotechnology, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:

Ready to Cook Foods

Social Benefits:

Nutrient dense ingredients such as millets, pseudo-cereals and pulses , Both sweet and savoury variants , Single serving of product meets 15% to 20% RDA of proteins, iron, zinc Iron and zinc enrichment through microalga Spirulina platensis, Vitamin D enrichment through Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) mushroom , Ready to reconstitute in hot water or milk , No chemical additives or preservatives , Cooking time less than 7 minutes

Developing Agency:

CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Himachal Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Market Launch

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Brief Description

Description :

CSIR-IHBT developed number of ready to cook, instant food products such as dalia, kichdi, and traditional beverage mixes, enriched with proteins, iron, zinc, calcium and vitamins.

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