Process for Preparing a Bioactive Fraction from Red Onion

Arumughan Chami, Madam Vadirajan Venugopalan Velupparambu, Madhavan Pillai Sreekumar Madayil, Madhavan Soumya Nuyampaditharayil, Devaseni Sreevidya Sukumaran

The present invention deals with a process of preparing quercetin enriched and microencapsulated flavored bioactive fraction from red onion (Allium cepa L), which possesses significant antioxidant and chelation properties. The present invention further deals with a process for commercial dewatering of onion for the preparation of microencapsulated flavored bioactive fraction from red onion (Allium cepa L).