State Level Nutrimix Cookery Competition organised Updated On 2018-02-24
The State level Nutrimix Cookery competition was held at NSS College, Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram on 23 February 2018. Unlike the other cookery competitions, the participants of the programme prepared dishes with Amrutam Nutrimix, the protein powder prepared by Kudumbashree women which is given to the children below three years as supplementary food.
Two women each from a district participated which made a total of 28 women participated in the competition. 2 types of dishes were made by each of the candidates. Smt. Shruthi Lajil from Kannur bagged the first prize and Smt Merin Thomas from Idukki came in the second place. Smt.Thara, State Programme Officer, Health Department, Prof. Rejini, Kerala Agriculture University (Rtd) and Smt. Sheeja, HOD, Home Science department, NSS College, Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram were the jury who selected the winners.
The candidates made a total of 56 dishes like Nutrimix Cake, Nutrimix Vegetable Momos, Nutrimix Noodles, Amrutham Nutri Cookies, Nutrimix Ada, Nutrimix Bonda etc. The competition not only provided a platform for the women to showcase their cooking skills, but also drived to the nutrition value of Amrutam Nutrimix.
Amrutam Nutrimix, which contains wheat, groundnut, soya bean, gram, and sugar, is given to children below three years of age as supplementary nutrition. The competition was organised by Department of Women and Child Development associating with Kudumbashree Mission. Competitions were also organised at the district levels for promoting Amrutham Nutrimix nutrition powder.