Biochemical and Microbial Examination of Sulphi and Cheend: Two Alcoholic Beverages from Central IndiaPrashant Shukla* and Pradeep Vishwakarma
G.D. Rungta College of Science and Technology, Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Prasanth Shukla
GD Rungta College of Science and Technology
Bhilai, Chhattisgarh, India
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Received Date: January 26, 2011; Accepted Date: April 28, 2011; Published Date: July 22, 2011
Citation: Shukla P, Vishwakarma P (2011) Biochemical and Microbial Examination of Sulphi and Cheend: Two Alcoholic Beverages from Central India. J Nutr Food Sci 1:105. doi: 10.4172/2155-9600.1000105
Copyright: © 2011 Shukla P, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Sulphi and Cheend have been used as alcoholic beverages by tribal people of Bastar region of Chhattisgarh state in India. The biochemical and microbial nature of these two beverages were studied and it was found that Sulphi has more protein content and less sugar content while Cheend has less protein content and more sugar content. This difference also was highlighted in number of different bacteria present in these two beverages as Sulphi has less number of bacteria than Cheend.