Dr Navdeep Jindal

Basic Details


Dr Navdeep Jindal


Associate Professor


Food Engineering & Technology


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Educational Details

Educational Qualification

B.Tech.  (Agril. Engg.) in 1991 from Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana

M.Tech.(Sugar Engg.) in 1995 from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

Ph.D. (Food Engg & Tech) in 2016 from SLIET, Longowal



Lecturer                                                                    24.121999 to 23.12. 2004
Lecturer (Sr. Scale)/ Asstt Prof (Revised scale)   24.12.2004 to 23.12.2012
Associate Professor                                                 24.12.2012 till date

Book Authored

Book authored

1. C. S. Riar, D. C. Saxena, S. Singh, Vikas Nanda and N. Jindal (2015) Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Sources and their Developmental Techniques. published by New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi (ISBN 13: 9789383305964)
2.      D. C. Saxena, C. S. Riar, S. Singh and N. Jindal (2013) Cereal Grains: Evaluation, Value addition and Quality Management. published by New India Publishing Agency, New Delhi (ISBN: 978-93-81450-85-7)
3. C. S Riar, S Singh, N Jindal and D C Saxena (2009) Food Grain Process Technology. Published by APH Publishing Corporation, Daryagang, New Delhi. Pages- 219


Professional Memebership

Professional Membership

AFST(I) Mysore
Punjab Academy of Sciences



N. Jindal and D. C. Saxena. First Prize in the Poster Session at the 3rd International Conference on Food Technology (INCOFTECH) held at IICPT, Thanjavur (India). January 4- 5, 2013.



Piyush Kashyap, Charanjit Singh Riar and Navdeep Jindal (2023) Detoxification of Meghalayan cherry (Prunus nepalensis) kernel and its effect on structural and thermal properties of proteins. Food Research International, 164/112437
R Sharma, N Kotwaliwale, N Jindal and DC Saxena (2022) The impact of milling parameters on physiochemical, nutritional, color, flowability, and functional properties of raw gorgon nut flour fractions. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11694-022-01700-y
Piyush Kashyap, Charanjit Singh Riar and Navdeep Jindal (2022) Effect of dephenolization and pH on functional properties, amino acid profile, and nutritional characteristics of protein isolate from Meghalayan cherry (Prunus nepalensis) kernel. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, 1-13

Kashyap, Piyush, Shiv Kumar, Charanjit Singh Riar, Navdeep Jindal, Poonam Baniwal, Raquel P. F. Guiné, Paula M. R. Correia, Rahul Mehra, and Harish Kumar (2022) Recent Advances in Drumstick (Moringa oleifera) Leaves Bioactive Compounds: Composition, Health Benefits, Bioaccessibility, and Dietary Applications. Antioxidants 11, no. 2: 402. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox11020402
Kashyap, P., Riar, C.S. & Jindal, N. (2022) Polyphenol bio‑accessibility and antioxidant activity of in vitro digested ultrasound‑assisted Meghalayan cherry (Prunus nepalensis) pomace extract. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-021-02150-0
Piyush Kashyap, Charanjit Singh Riar and Navdeep Jindal (2022) Intensification of polyphenols extraction from sohiong (Prunus nepalensis) using microwave-assisted extraction. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 34/1/140-46.
Swati Priyadarshi, Piyush Kashyap, Ram Kaduji Gadhave, Navdeep Jindal (2021) Effect of ultrasound-assisted hydrodistillation on extraction kinetics, chemical composition, and antimicrobial activity of Citrus jambhiri peel essential oil. Journal of Food Process Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpe.13904
Piyush Kashyap, Charanjit Singh Riar and Navdeep Jindal (2022) Effect of extraction methods and simulated in vitro gastrointestinal digestion on phenolic compound profile, bio-accessibility, and antioxidant activity of Meghalayan cherry (Prunus nepalensis) pomace extracts, LWT, Vol 153, 112570, ISSN 0023-6438, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.112570.

Kashyap, P., Riar, C.S. & Jindal, N. (2021) Optimization of ultrasound assisted extraction of polyphenols from Meghalayan cherry fruit (Prunus nepalensis) using response surface methodology (RSM) and artificial neural network (ANN) approach. Food Measure 15, 119–133. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11694-020-00611-0

Narender Kumar Chandla, Sunil Kumar Khatkar, Sukhcharn Singh, D C Saxena, Navdeep Jindal, Venus Bansal, Nitin Wakchaure (2020) Tensile Strength and Solubility Studies of Edible Biodegradable Films Developed from Pseudo-cereal Starches: An Inclusive Comparison with Commercial Corn Starch. Asian Journal of Dairy & Food Research. Vol 39(2), 139-146.
Deepshikha, Piyush Kashyap and Navdeep Jindal (2019) Effect of date syrup on physicochemical, pasting, textural, rheological and morphological properties of sweet potato starch. Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization. Vol 13, 2398–2405
Apurba Saha, Navdeep Jindal (2018) Process optimization for the preparation of bael (Aegle marmelos correa) fruit powder by spray drying. International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition, Vol 3(4), 44-51
Nalin Devrajan, Prem Prakash and Navdeep Jindal (2018) Effect of Extrusion Cooking on Colour (L*, a*, b*) of Germinated Buckwheat-Corn Based Snacks. International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, Vol 7, 3413-3424.
Nalin Devrajan, Prem Prakash, Navdeep Jindal and Shashi Kala (2018) Effect of extrusion cooking on functional properties of germinated buckwheat-corn based snacks using RSM.  Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry, Vol 7(2), 3112-3118
Nalin Devrajan, Prem Prakash and Navdeep Jindal (2017) Some physico-chemical properties of germinated and ungerminated buck wheat (Fagopyrum esculentum).  International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, Vol. 6(2), 1491 – 1501
Bikramjit Nandi, Kumar Sandeep, Navdeep Jindal, Inderjeet Singh and Nitin Kumar (2016) Fabrication of laboratory scale ohmic heater and its application in wheat bran stabilization. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, DOI: 10.1111/jfpp.13035.
Navdeep Jindal and Saxena D. C. (2016). Effect of dehulling on antioxidant activity and total phenolic content of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) flour. Asian Journal of Chemistry, 27(8), 1551-1556.
Shatabhisha Sarkar and Navdeep Jindal (2015) Influence of acid-alcohol modification on physico-chemical, pasting and morphological properties of buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) starch. Trends in Carbohydrate Research, 7(2): 15-22.
Navdeep Jindal and D C Saxena (2015) Process standardization for isolation of starch from buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) flour. Journal of Agricultural Engineering and Food Technology, Vol. 2(1): 25-28.
Tarsem Chand Mittal, Sajeev Rattan Sharma, Shammi Kapoor and Navdeep Jindal (2014) ’Effect of Pre-Cooling and Packaging Materials under Ambient Condition Storage on Postharvest Quality of White Button Mushroom. Indian Journal of Scientific Research and Technology, 2014 2(6):60-72.
Swati Mutreja and Navdeep Jindal (2014) Comparative study of proximate, antinutritional and functional properties of sprouted and unsprouted buckwheat flour. Journal of Plant Science Research, Vol 30 (2), 171-174.
Anjineyulu Kothakota, Navdeep Jindal and J.P.Pandey (2013) Development and Characterization of Extruded Product of Pineapple Waste Pulp, Red Gram Powder and Broken Rice Flour. International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT), Vol. 2(9), 1152-1167.
Kshitiz Kumar, Navdeep Jindal, Savita Sharma and Vikas Nanda (2013) Physico-chemical and antioxidant properties of extrudates developed from honey and barley. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, Vol. 48(8),1750–1761.
Gagan Deep Singh, Sukhcharn Siingh, Navdeep Jindal, Amrinder S. Bawa and Dharmesh C. Saxena (2010) Physico-chemical characteristics and sensory quality of Singhara (Trapa natans L.): An Indian water chestnut under commercial and industrial storage conditions. African Journal of Food Science, Vol. 4(11), pp. 693 – 702.



 1. Design and fabrication of Amla pricking machine for cottage scale industry. Amount 6.07 Lakhs, Duration: 2 years (2004-06), Funded by: ICAR, GOI,  Role: Co-PI
2. Design and fabrication of gas fired continuous tandoori roti baking oven. Amount:10.48 Lakhs, Duration:2 years(2005-07) Funded by: CSIR, GOI Role:Co-PI
3. Development of Infrared Dryer for Cottage Scale Industries. Amount:0.31 Lakh, Duration:2 months (Feb to March 2006), Funded by: SLIET R & D Cell, Role: PI
4. Development of amla grader. Amount: 0.35 Lakh, Duration:2 months (Feb to March 2006), Funded by: SLIET R & D Cell, Role: Co-PI