Gum tragacanth has been used as a stabilizer, emulsifier, and thickener in food products. Its superior water-absorbing qualities make it an excellent thickening agent. Gum tragacanth is used in many everyday commercial products of low viscosity as jellies and pourable dressings.
How to Consume Tragacanth gum
Tragacanth gum can be a part of several food items that we consume on a daily basis. It includes:
Dressings for salads, in sauces, mayonnaise as well as the base of condiments
As a thickener for ice cream
Used for making puddings as well as laddoos, especially during the winters
As cake decoration flowers