Injera is one of the common foods which are highly consumed daily in all parts of Ethiopia. Cissus quadrangularis has been documented in Ayurveda for its medicinal uses in gout, syphilis, venereal disease, piles, osteoporosis, anorexia, diarrhoea, scurvy, menstrual disorders, otorrhoea and epistaxis. Despite the health benefit it offers, it is not used in East African cuisine. Considering its good nutritive properties, efforts have been made in this study to determine the effect of Cissus quadrangularis stem powder on the nutritional properties of injera. Blends of different ratios of teff flour and Cissus stem powder (98:2, 96:4 and 94:6) were used to prepare injera and 100% teff flour injera was used as control. When compared with control injera, percentages of ash, crude fibre, crude fat and crude protein of the Cissus quadrangularis stem powder incorporated injera increased from 3.12±0.06% to 4.79±0.82%, 2.55±0.71% to 3.94±1.52%, 2.43±0.38% to 3.68±0.63% and 10.01±0.17% to...

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