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Maize Flour

Also Known As : Makai ki atta, Makka ki atta

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has no taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Maize flour can be used for making tacos, nachos and mexican tortillas.
  2. It can also be used for making roti (makki ki roti), makki atte ka halwa and corn breads.
  3. It should be stored in a cool, dry and dark place.

Common names and forms

  1. Ground Corn
  2. Maize flour / makki ka atta
  3. Maize flour/makki ka atta
  4. Maize Grit Flour
  5. makka flour
  6. Organic Maize Flour
  7. Whole Grain Maize Flour

Description

Maize flour is a flour prepared from the ground seeds of maize plant. The dried corn grain is milled into a smooth flour, pale yellow in color with light and coarse texture.

Health benefits

  • Maize flour is a good source of fiber that helps in digestion and defecation. It also prevents constipation.(1)
  • It gives a feeling of fullness and helps in weight loss.(1)
  • It contains anti-cancer compounds like xanthophyll that helps to prevent cancer.(1)

Selection Guide

Go for yellow colored maize flour that has coarse texture. Make sure it has no moisture or lumps in it.

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