Preparation of wood apple seed protein concentrate and study of its physico-chemical analysis
Wood apple (Limonia acidissima) is highly underutilized fruit, belonging to family Rutaceae. Wood apple, it may be called as elephant apple, monkey fruit, kath bel in India. The wood apple seed are high in protein and fat. The Wood apple Seed flour (WASF), Wood Apple Seed Protein Concentrate (WASPC) having good functional properties. The protein content of wood apple seed flour is about 27.56% and wood apple seed protein concentrate is about 77%. Wood apple seed flour, wood apple seed protein concentrate is rich in protein. and hence it can find application as a protein source in various food formulation.
Malnutrition, Protein content, Wood apple seed protein concentrate