Nilkanth Agri Impex is manufacturer exporter of Native Potato Starch & Flakes, Who would have thought that the humble potato is in fact a widely travelled plant that in the course of its journey has changed world history? After wheat, rice and maize, potato is the most important food crop in the world. It contributes to almost 50% of the total tuber and root crop production.
Potato has a good food value as compared to other staple food crops as it is rich in carbohydrates and also contain proteins, minerals like calcium and potassium and vitamins like vitamin C.
POTATOTATO FLAKES ARE MOST OFTEN USED AS AN INGREDIENT IN RTE / RTC PRODUCTS, SNACKS OR BAKERY FOODS. HOW THESE PRODUCTS ENHANCE THE TASTE, VALUE AND QUALITY OF DIFFERENT FOODS ARE :AS A THICKENER:-
As a replacement for cornstarch or wheat flour, dehydrated potato flour, flakes and granules add volume to soups, stews, sauces, and broths.AS A BINDER:-
The starch in dehydrated potato products makes them perfect for use as a binding agent in meat, fish or vegetable patties, sausages and cakes.AS A BAKING INGREDIENT:-
Because of their subtle earthy flavor, dehydrated potato products are popular in baked goods such as breads, cakes, muffins, etc. Moreover, they retain water better than substitute flours, increasing the shelf life of bakery goods.AS AN INGREDIENT FOR FORMED PRODUCTS:-
Formed product like Burgers, Patties etc can be conveniently made from potato flakes.AS AN INGREDIENT FOR PACKED SNACKS:-
Long shelf snacks like extruded products, fabricated chips are made from potato snacks. Apart from the above uses, in Indian snacks, a variety of applications can be made by using dehydrated potato products. Potato flakes can be used for various Indian delicacies like Aloo bhujia, fillings for Samosa, Dosa , Aloo Paratha, Aloo Bonda etc.