Exploration and Mapping Utilization of Bitter Melon (Momordica Charantia L.) and Its Culinary
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- bitter melon, culinary, its utilization
Bitter melon and its culinary in Indonesia was known as vegetable and traditionally is also used as phlegm decay, febrifuge and appetite. The aim of the research was to identify bitter melon utilization as well as culinary processing as case study of great Malang area. The research was conducted using survey method and observation with questionnaire and observation guidance. The research finding showed the utilization of bitter melon to the respondent especially was as complementary staple food ingredient and family medicinal plants (toga). Responders also stated that bitter melon was consumed as complement of the main course, snack food and dessert. Utilization of bitter melon as family medicine was consumed in form of juice or juice as herb. Most of the responders believed that by consuming juice of bitter melon could reduce blood sugar levels (diabetic), cholesterol, hypertension, skin itching, digestion, bloated and cancer for women. Journal published by health ministry of Republic of Indonesia 2015 stated that bitter melon was common utilized as vegetable or treatment. The result of the questionnaire also exposed that the goal of community planting this bitter melon was to consume as vegetable plants as well as used as specific goal of a treatment.
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TY - CONF AU - Ummi Rohajatien AU - Wiwik Wahyuni AU - Aly Imron PY - 2020 DA - 2020/02/21 TI - Exploration and Mapping Utilization of Bitter Melon (Momordica Charantia L.) and Its Culinary BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social, Applied Science, and Technology in Home Economics (ICONHOMECS 2019) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 22 EP - 25 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200218.004 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.200218.004 ID - Rohajatien2020 ER -