Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, BATHINDA

(A State University Established By Govt. of Punjab vide Punjab Act No. 5 of 2015 and Approved Under Section 2(f) & 12 (B) of UGC)

Research

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Deepak Kumar Verma, Alaa Kareem Niamah, Ami R. Patel, Mamta Thakur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Mónica L.Chávez-González, Nihir Shah, Cristobal Noe Aguilar (2021) Chemistry and microbial sources of curdlan with potential application and safety regulations as prebiotic in food and health. Food Research International, 133, 109136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2020.109136

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Sukhvinder Singh Purewal and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu (2021) Debittering of citrus juice by different processing methods: A novel approach for food industry and agro-industrial sector. Scientia Horticulturae, 276, 109750. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2020.109750

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Sneh Punia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Simona Grasso, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, Maninder Kaur, Anil Kumar Siroha, Krishan Kumar, Vikas Kumar and Manoj Kumar (2021) Aspergillus oryzae Fermented Rice Bran: A Byproduct with Enhanced Bioactive Compounds and Antioxidant Potential. Foods, 10, 70. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods10010070

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Sneh Punia, Manoj Kumar and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu (2021) Rice?bran oil: An emerging source of functional oil. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. e15318 https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.15318

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Brij Lal Karwasra, Maninder Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Anil Kumar Siroha, Balmeet Singh Gill (2020) Formulation and evaluation of a supplementary food (Panjiri) using wheat and flaxseed flour composites: micronutrients, antioxidants and heavy metals content. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation e14998

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Ishita Sharma, Archana Sinhmar, Rahul Thory, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Maninder Kaur, Vikash Nain, Ashok Kumar Pathera, Prafull Chavan (2020) Synthesis and characterization of nano starch-based composite films from kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) Journal of Food Science and Technology  https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-020-04728-4

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Sukhvinder Singh Purewal and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu (2020) Nutritional profile and health benefits of kinnow: An updated review. International Journal of Fruit Science https://doi.org/10.1080/15538362.2020.1792390

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Sandhu, K. S., Siroha, A. K., Punia, S., & Nehra, M. (2020). Effect of heat moisture treatment on rheological and in vitro digestibility properties of pearl millet starches. Carbohydrate Polymer Technologies and Applications, 1, 100002. doi:10.1016/j.carpta.2020.100002

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Nain, V., Kaur, M., Sandhu, K. S., Thory, R., & Sinhmar, A. (2020). Development, characterization, and biocompatibility of zinc oxide coupled starch nanocomposites from different botanical sources. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 162:24-30. doi:10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.06.125

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Punia, S., Dhull, S.B., Sandhu, K.S., Purewal, S.S. (2020) Kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) starch- A review. Legume Science. 2: e-52 DOI: 10.1002/leg3.52

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SanjuBalaDhull, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, SnehPunia, Maninder Kaur, and Anju Malik. Functional, thermal and rheological behavior of fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum–graecumL.) gums from different cultivars: a comparative study. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules(Accepted, 2020).

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Kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) starch- A review. Legume Science (Accepted, 2020).

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Vinita Sharma, Maninder Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and SachinGodara. Effect of cross-linking on physicochemical, thermal, pasting, in vitro digestibility, and film forming properties of faba bean starch. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules(Accepted, 2020).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, SanjuBala, and Maninder Kaur, Anil Kumar Siroha. Kinetic, rheological and thermal studies of flaxseed (Linumusitatissiumum L.) oil and its utilization. Journal of Food Science and Technology (In Press, 2020).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and Maninder Kaur. Quantification of phenolic acids and antioxidant potential of wheat rusks as influenced by partial replacement with barley flour. Journal of Food Science and Technology (In Press, 2020).

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SanjuBalaDhull, Maninder Kaur, and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Antioxidant characterization and in vitro DNA damage protection potential of some Indian fenugreek (Trigonellafoenum-graecum) cultivars: Effect of solvents. Journal of Food Science and Technology (In Press, 2020).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, SanjuBalaDhull, Anil Kumar Siroha, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, Maninder Kaur, Mohd. KashifKidwai. Oat starch: Physico-chemical, morphological, rheological characteristics and its applications: A review. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules,154, 493-498(2020).

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Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Loveleen Sharma, Maninder Kaur, and Ramandeep Kaur. Physical, structural and thermal properties of composite edible films prepared from Pearl millet starch and carrageenan gum: Process optimization using response surface methodology. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 143, 704-713 (2020).

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Anil Kumar Siroha, SnehPunia, Maninder Kaur and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. A novel starch from Pongamia piñata seeds: Comparison of its thermal and rheological properties with starches from other botanical sources.International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 143, 984-990(2020).

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Deepak Kumar Verma, Alaa Kareem Niamah, Ami R. Patel, Mamta Thakur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, M?nica L. Chavez-Gonzalez, Nihir Shah, and Cristobel Noe Aguilar. Chemistry and microbial sources of curdlan with potential application and safety regulations as prebiotic in food and health. Food Research International (Accepted, 2020).

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Sukhvinder Singh, Raj Kumar Salar, Manpreet Singh Bhatti, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Surender Kumar Singh, and Pinderpal Kaur.  Solid-state fermentation of pearl millet with Aspergillus oryzae and Rhizopusazygosporus: Effects on bioactive profile and DNA damage protection activity. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 14, 150-162 (2020)

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Anil Kumar Siroha, SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and Brij Lal Karwasra. Physicochemical, pasting and rheological properties of pearl millet starches from different cultivars and their relationships. Acta Alimentaria¸49, 49-59 (2020).

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SanjuBalaDhull, SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Prince Chawla, and Ajay Singh. Effect of debittered fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum L.) flour addition on physical, nutritional, antioxidant and sensory properties of wheat flour rusk. Legume Science, https://doi.org/10.1002/leg3.21 (2019).

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SnehPunia, SanjuBalaDhull, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and Maninder Kaur.Faba bean (Viciafaba) starch Structure, properties and in vitro digestibility-A review. Legume Sciencehttps://doi.org/10.1002/leg3.18 (2019).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, SanjuBalaDhull, and Maninder Kaur. Dynamic, shear and pasting behavior of native and octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA) modified wheat starch and their utilization in preparation of edible films. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 133, 110-116 (2019).

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Maninder Kaur, SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and Jasim Ahmed. Impact of high pressure processing on the rheological, thermal and morphological characteristics of Mango kernel starch. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 140, 149-155(2019).

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Mamta Bhardwaj, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Dharmesh Chandra Saxena. Experimental and modeling studies of the flow, dynamic and creep recovery properties of Pearl millet starch as affected by concentration and cultivar type. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 135, 544-552 (2019).

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Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Maninder Kaur, and Varinder Kaur. Physicochemical, rheological, morphological, and in vitro digestibility properties of pearl millet starch modified at varying levels of acetylation. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 131, 1077-1083 (2019).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Anil Kumar Siroha, and SanjuBalaDhull. Omega 3-Metabolism, absorption, bioavailability and health benefits- A review. PharmaNutrition, 10, 100162 (2019).

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SnehPunia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Maninder Kaur. Rheological behavior of wheat starch and barley resistant starch (type IV) blends and their starch noodles making potential. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 130, 595-604 (2019).

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Sukhvinder Singh, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Raj Kumar Salar, and Pinderpal Kaur. Fermented pearl millet: A product with enhanced bioactive compounds and DNA damage protection activity. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, In Press (2019).

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SnehPunia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Maninder Kaur. Rheological and pasting behavior of OSA modified mungbean starches and its utilization in cake formulation as fat replacer. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 128, 230-236 (2019).

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Pinderpal Kaur, Sukhvinder Singh, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Maninder Kaur. DNA damage protection: an excellent application of bioactive compounds. Bioresources and Bioprocessing, 6, 2 (2019).

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Sukhvinder Singh, Pinderpal Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Maninder Kaur and Raj Kumar Salar. Millets: A cereal grain with potent antioxidants and health benefits. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 13, 793-806 (2019)

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Loveleen Sharma, Charanjiv Saini, Harish Kumar Sharma, and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Biocomposite edible coatings based on cross linked sesame protein and mango puree for the shelf life stability of fresh cut mango fruit. Journal of Food Process Engineering, e12938 (2019).

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Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and SnehPunia. Impact of octenyl succinic anhydride (OSA) on rheological properties of sorghum starch. Quality Assurance and Safety of Crops and Foods 11 (3), 221-229 (2019).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Anil Kumar Siroha. Difference in protein content of wheat (TriticumaestivumL.): effect on functional, pasting, color and antioxidant properties.Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 18, 378-384 (2019).

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Anil Kumar Siroha and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Physicochemical, rheological, morphological, and in vitro digestibility properties of cross-linked starch from pearl millet cultivars. International Journal of Food Properties, 21, 1371-1385 (2018).

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Pinderpal Kaur, SanjuBalaDhull, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Raj Kumar Salarand Sukhvinder Singh Purewal. Tulsi (Ocimumtenuiflorum) seeds: in vitro DNA damage protection, bioactive compounds and antioxidant potential.Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 1530-1538(2018).

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Rahul Thory, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Archana Sinhmar. Effect of location on physico-chemical, cooking and antioxidant properties of variously-treated and milled Indian rice cultivars. Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, 6, 183-190 (2018).

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SanjuBalaDhull and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Wheat-fenugreek composite flour noodles: Effect on functional, pasting, cooking and sensory properties. Current Research in Nutrition and Food Science, 6, 174-182 (2018).

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Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Anil Kumar Siroha. Relationships between physicochemical, thermal, rheological and in vitro digestibility properties of starches from pearl millet cultivars. LWT-Food Science and Technology, 83, 213-224 (2017).

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Raj Kumar Salar, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Fermented pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum) with in vitro DNA damage protection activity, bioactive compounds and antioxidant potential. Food Research International, 100, 204-210 (2017).

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Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Sneh Punia. Enhancement of bioactive compounds in barley cultivars by solid state fermentation. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 11, 1355-1361 (2017).

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Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Poonam Godara, Maninder Kaur, and Sneh Punia. Effect of toasting on physical, functional and antioxidant properties of oat cultivars. Journal of the Saudi Society of -Agricultural Sciences, 16, 197-203(2017).

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Rahul and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. A comparison of mango kernel starch with a novel starch from litchi (Litchi chinensis) kernel: physicochemical, morphological, pasting and rheological properties. International Journal of Food Properties, 20, 911-921(2017).

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Anil Kumar and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Effect of different methods of heat processing’s on the antioxidant properties of pearl millet (Pennisetumglaucum L.) cultivars. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 11, 872-878(2017).

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Raj Kumar Salar, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Bioactive profile, free radical scavenging potential, DNA damage protection activity and mycochemicals in Aspergillus awamori (MTCC-548) extracts: A novel report on filamentous fungi. 3 Biotech, 7, 164 (2017).

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Raj Kumar Salar, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal, and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. Relationships between DNA damage protection activity, total phenolic content, condensed tannin content and antioxidant potential among Indian barley cultivars. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 11, 201-206 (2017).

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SnehPunia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Somesh Sharma. Comparative studies of color, pasting, and antioxidant properties of wheat cultivars as affected by toasting and roasting heat treatments. Nutrafoods, 16, 1-8(2017).

 

Book chapter:

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Kirubanandan Shanmugam, Deepak Kumar Verma, Mamta Thakur, Ramandeep Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Maninder Kaur. Silver-Based Solvent Extraction of EPA/DHA from Fish Oil: Chemistry and Process Development. Edited by: K Shanmugam et al. CRC Press (2021)

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Pearl millet: A draught arrested crop. SnehPunia, Anil Kumar Siroha, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Suresh Kumar Gahlawat, and Maninder Kaur. Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications. Edited by: S Punia et al. CRC Press (2020).

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Shelf Life Enhancement of Pearl Millet Flour. Shamandeep Kaur, Maninder Kaur, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, and SnehPunia. Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications. Edited by: S Punia et al. CRC Press (2020).

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Phytochemicals and Antioxidant Properties in Pearl Millet.Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, PinderPal Kaur, Anil Kumar Siroha, and Sukhvinder Singh Pureval. Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications. Edited by: S Punia et al. CRC Press (2020).

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Pearl millet: flour and starch properties. Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Anil Kumar Siroha, Maninder Kaur, and SnehPunia. Edited by: Harish K Sharma. Apple Academic Press (2018).

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Recent advances in biodegradable films, coatings and their applications. Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Loveleen Sharma, Charanjiv Singh and Anil Kumar Siroha. Plant Biotechnology: Recent Advancements and Developments. Edited by: S K Gahlawat et al. Springer-Verlag (2017).

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Starch nanoparticles: their preparation and applications. Kawaljit Singh Sandhu and Vikash Nain. Plant Biotechnology: Recent Advancements and Developments. Edited by: S K Gahlawat et al. Springer-Verlag (2017).

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Fermentation in cereals: A tool to enhance bioactive compounds. Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, SnehPunia and Maninder Kaur. Plant Biotechnology: Recent Advancements and Developments. Edited by: S K Gahlawat et al. Springer-Verlag (2017).

 

Books:

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Pearl Millet: Properties, Functionality and its Applications. Edited by: S Punia, A K Siroha, K S Sandhu, S K Gahlawat, and Maninder Kaur. CRC Press (2020).

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Essential Fatty Acids: Sources, Processing Effects, and Health Benefits. Edited by: Sanju Bala Dhull, Sneh Punia, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu. CRC Press (2020)

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Biotechnical Processing in the Food Industry: New Methods, Techniques, and Applications. Edited by: Deepak Kumar Verma, Ami R Patel, Kawaljit Singh Sandhu, Ashish Baldi, Sandra Garcia. CRC Press (2021).

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Millets: Properties, Processing, and Health Benefits. Anil Kumar Siroha, Sneh Punia, Sukhvinder Singh Purewal and Kawaljit Singh Sandhu Authored Book. CRC Press (2021)

 

 

Patents filed:

S.No.

Patents

Date of filing

Patent Filing Number

1.

Rapid process for synthesis of biodegradable starch films from nonedible starch sources

23/3/2018

201811010846

2.

Biodegradable broad spectrum antimicrobial food packaging film and method thereof

1/10/2018

201811037033