MILLETS PIZZA BASE
Pizza is an RTE product that is prepared by mixing a mixture of flour, yeast, salt fat, and flavoring ingredients (parsley) until the mixture gets converted into the dough, which is followed by baking the dough.
Millet pizzas have been prepared at IIMR using 50% sorghum, pearl millet, finger millet or foxtail millet flour, 50% fine wheat flour, adding superior quality fat, yeast, salt, and sugar; and also adding all the millets together with varied proportions. Of all the pizza base made sorghum pizza base was highly acceptable.
Advantages and Uniqueness of technology/Product
- The pizza base is fiber-rich and beneficial for all age groups.
- Utility as a snack food or breakfast food
- It is rich in magnesium, zinc, iron, dietary fiber, and protein.
- It has a shelf life of 4 days when packed in MET packets.
The nutritional profile of Millets Pizza base
|Nutrients (100 g)||Millet Pizza base|
|Dietary fiber (g)||4.8|