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Lentil Flour


Taste Profile

It has a nutty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Lentil flour can be stored in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from moisture.
  2. Lentil flour can be used to make baked goods like bread, cakes, and cookies.
  3. It can be used to make pancakes and muffins. It can be added to the soup to give it a creamier texture.
  4. Lentil flour can be used to make the batter to make idli, dosa, chilla, and vada.

Common names and forms

  1. All dal flour
  2. Pulses Flour


Lentil flour is a flour made with ground uncooked lentils. The variety of lentils include brown, black, yellow, green, red or orange lentils. The green and brown lentils or lentil flours are better at retaining their shape after cooking. The other colors tend to get mushy and soft. It can be used as a substitute for wheat flour. It can be used in baked goods like bread and cakes.

Selection Guide

When buying packaged lentil flour, check for its "use-by" date to confirm freshness. To make lentil flour at home, look for organic lentil and grind them at home.

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