Types Of Products Convenience foods
Apart from the different method already mentioned which produced the greater part of convenience foods in dry, quick frozen and canned forms, there are products which are very suitable for large-scale catering and produces quite an acceptable article. When used with imagination and some methods from conventional cooking, a much wider variety of dishes can be produced. [lecturer to quote examples and draw attention to display board on ‘Convenience Food’ e.g. instant soups, salami, sausages (tinned), canned arugulas, condensed milk, haricot beans in tomato sauce, tinned cream, mayonnaise, meat balls in gravy ,etc.
In Indian grocery stores, we’ve noticed a relatively recent proliferation of convenience foods–and not just frozen samosas and tikka masala. Just a generation ago, Western-style fast food and convenience food was very rare in India. Convenience foods available are dehydration such as frozen vegetables, frozen poultry and meat, jams, jellies, ketchup, sauces, squashes and syrups, frozen custards, ice creams, puddings and custards and mixes. Indian dishes include idles, wadas dosas, soups, gulab jamuns, upma,kheer, thandai, phirni, flooda, Karachi halwa, etc. (Types Of Products Convenience Foods)
In Western Countries, in Mass Catering Units, Convenience foods are widely used as labour is very expensive. In India, the use of convenience foods is limited not compared to the West. Convenience foods are more expensive in India and are not widely used. They are economical only in off seasons. Nowadays, convenience foods are being used as they are available, give and are convenient. Items can be used even if they are not in season. In western countries, Indian Conveniences foods are available such as , rotis, parathas, nans, and kulchas. Tinned curries are available such as sarson ka saag, tinda curry, jack fruit curry, etc. Indian sweets are also very popular, such as, tinned fasgullas, gulab jamuns, halwa, etc Read Also:- Economic Impact Of Tourism in World