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Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2015, 3(3), 157-161
DOI: 10.12691/jfnr-3-3-5
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Quality of Potato Chips as Influenced by Aloe Vera Coating

Kashif Sarfraz Abbasi1, Tariq Masud2, Sartaj Ali3, , Talat Mahmood1, Azhar Hussain3, Muhammad Liaquat1 and Muhammad Jahangir1

1Department of Agriculture Sciences, University of Haripur, Haripur Pakistan;

2Department of Food Technology, PMAS, Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan;

3Department of Agriculture and Food Technology, Karakoram International University, Gilgit, Pakistan

Pub. Date: March 03, 2015

Cite this paper:
Kashif Sarfraz Abbasi, Tariq Masud, Sartaj Ali, Talat Mahmood, Azhar Hussain, Muhammad Liaquat and Muhammad Jahangir. Quality of Potato Chips as Influenced by Aloe Vera Coating. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 2015; 3(3):157-161. doi: 10.12691/jfnr-3-3-5


The objectives of the current endeavor were to develop a healthy halal product with greater consumer acceptance level. Chips prepared from stored potatoes (10±1°C and 70±5% relative humidity) at thirty days interval were coated with different concentrations of aloe vera gel before frying. Significant variations (p<0.05) were observed in the quality attributes as a result of gel concentrations and storage intervals. The coated chips were found high in moisture content with lower fat absorption and appreciable sensorial scores. While comparing the different concentrations of aloe vera, it revealed that 10 and 20% gel produced potato chips with acceptable color which can also be associated with low perceived acryl amide formation. Steady increase in oil uptake and moisture contents with reduction in sensory scores was observed along the extended storage intervals. The overall results revealed that 20% aloe vera gel proved to be the best coating for potato chips with moderate moisture contents, reduced oil uptake and appreciable sensorial scores.

plant based coating potato chips aloe vera gel halal processed products

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