Maize flour is a fine maize powder made from ground maize, also known as corn. Maize is a staple crop in many parts of the world and is used for a variety of food products. The maize flour also known as makai ka atta is a popular ingredient in many dishes, including tortillas, tamales, and porridge.
Maize flour can be produced from different varieties of maize, each with its own unique flavour, colour, and nutritional profile. The most commonly used varieties are white and yellow maize. The process of making maize flour typically involves cleaning and degerming the maize kernels, then grinding them into a fine maize powder.
Organic Gyaan offers you premium quality maize flour that is a good source of carbohydrates, dietary fibre, and various essential vitamins and minerals. It is a gluten-free alternative to wheat flour, making it a suitable option for those with gluten sensitivity. Maize flour can also be fortified with additional nutrients, such as iron and folic acid, to improve its nutritional value.
In addition to its use in traditional dishes, maize flour is also used in the production of snacks, baked goods, and breakfast cereals. It can be stored in a cool, dry place for an extended period, making it a convenient pantry staple for many households.
Uses Of Maize Flour
- Making tortillas, chips, and other traditional Mexican dishes.
- Thickening soups, stews, and gravies.
- Making cornbread, muffins, and other baked goods.
- Coating vegetables for frying.
- Making porridge, breakfast cereals, and other hot cereal dishes.
- Making snacks and other convenience foods.