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FSHN 381 Food Science and Human Nutrition University of Hawaii Group Members : M. Kalama-Kingma, S. K. Kim, K. Valdez A.R. Laubscher . LENTIL CURRY PATTIES WITH TUNA . PUPROSE OF EXPERIMENT. To formulate an acceptable tuna patty using the following:. Stuffer: Green lentils.

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FSHN 381

Food Science and Human Nutrition

University of Hawaii

Group Members:

M. Kalama-Kingma,

S. K. Kim,

K. Valdez

A.R. Laubscher

LENTIL CURRY PATTIES WITH TUNA


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PUPROSE OF EXPERIMENT

To formulate an acceptable tuna patty using

the following:

Stuffer: Green lentils

Binder: Chickpea flour


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LEGUMES

  • Legumes are part of the pea or bean family

  • Common legumes: Beans, peas, lentils, peanuts, and soybeans

  • Legume seeds have twice as much protein as grains

  • Good source of protein

  • High iron and low fat


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LENTILS

  • Disk shaped legume

  • Major source of carbohydrate, fiber, protein, and minerals

  • Low in fat

  • Very affordable (1Lb= $1.90)

  • Common types: brown,

    red and green

  • For our experiment we used green lentils


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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT LENTILS

  • One of the oldest cultivated legumes

  • 2/3 of lentil production in India

  • Common in vegetarian dishes

  • Common dishes:

  • Dal (Indian word for lentils)

  • Amti (lentil curry)

Picture: Dal


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HOW TO PREPARE LENTILS

Soak overnight and boil until cooked (25 minutes-30 minutes)

Wash and soak for 10 minutes, and boil until cooked (45 minutes-1 hour)

Cook without soaking for about 1 hour

Uncooked lentils

Cooked lentils


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NUTRITIONAL VALUES OF LENTILS

1 cup (198 grams) cooked, boiled, without salt


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CHICKPEA FLOUR

  • Chickpeas are ground into flour

  • Used internationally in pancakes, falafel and polenta

  • Used as a thickener and adds texture

  • Very affordable (1Lb= $1.40)


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CHICKPEA FLOUR

  • Combination of lentils and chickpea flour is common in Indian dishes

  • Dahi vada (Fried lentil balls with Chickpea flour in yogurt)

Picture: Dahi vada



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OUR EXPERIMENTS

  • Total of 6 experiments

  • Tuna and chickpea flour

  • Tuna and lentils

  • Tuna, lentils and chickpea flour

  • Tuna water

  • Salt and pepper

  • Onion, garlic and curry powder

Experiment #1

Experiment #4

Experiment #6



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APPROXIMATE COST FOR 1 LENTIL CURRY PATTY

  • Tuna

  • Lentils

  • Chickpea flour

  • Total cost

  • For less than one dollar you can make this delicious patty

$0.50 cents

$0.14 cents

$0.04 cents

=$0.68 cents


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PREPARATION PROCESS

Weigh out all ingredients

Mix tuna and lentil together, mash with a fork

Add water, chickpea flour and spices

Form into a patty

Fry in ½ tbsp of vegetable oil

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5


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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Benefits:

Low in fat and no trans Fats

Good source of fiber

High in protein


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QUESTIONS?

Thank you for your time!


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