Physicochemical and Rheological Properties of a Dairy Dessert, Enriched with Chickpea Flour
AbstractDairy desserts are complex mixtures and matrices including main components such as milk, sugar, starch, hydrocolloids, colorants and flavors, with a proteinaceous structure; they are widely consumed and present a semisolid consistency. In this work, the physicochemical and rheological properties of a dairy dessert with the addition of chickpea flour (raw and cooked, at four concentrations) were studied to determine the effect of the flour. The results indicated that luminosity (L*: 62.75–83.29), pH (6.35–7.11) and acidity (1.56–3.56) changed with the type of flour. The flow properties of the custards exhibited a non-Newtonian behavior that was well fitted by three flow models. The studied custard systems were stored for twelve days at 4 °C. The physicochemical and flow properties of the custards changed notably as a function of flour addition and storage time. From all samples, only four were analyzed with oscillatory tests, showing their mechanical spectra with elastic behavior. The dessert texture was also measured, founding that those formulated with Blanco Noroeste chickpea flour exhibited the highest values of hardness (0.356–0.391 N) through the twelve days. It can be concluded that those custard systems with the highest content of flour presented a very good response as a potential new dairy product. View Full-Text
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Aguilar-Raymundo, V.G.; Vélez-Ruiz, J.F. Physicochemical and Rheological Properties of a Dairy Dessert, Enriched with Chickpea Flour. Foods 2018, 7, 25.
Aguilar-Raymundo VG, Vélez-Ruiz JF. Physicochemical and Rheological Properties of a Dairy Dessert, Enriched with Chickpea Flour. Foods. 2018; 7(2):25.Chicago/Turabian Style
Aguilar-Raymundo, Victoria Guadalupe; Vélez-Ruiz, Jorge Fernando. 2018. "Physicochemical and Rheological Properties of a Dairy Dessert, Enriched with Chickpea Flour." Foods 7, no. 2: 25.