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Potato Starch


Taste Profile

It's flavor is neutral.

Usage Tips

  1. Potato starch can be used as a thickener for sauces, stews, soups, custards and puddings.
  2. It should be stored in an air tight container in a cool and dry place.

Common names and forms

  1. Potato Starch Gum
  2. Potato Starch Powder


Potato starch is basically a starch extracted from potatoes. It is a white powder which is similar in texture to cornstarch. It can be used as a thickening agent which is similar to arrowroot or cornstarch.

Health benefits

  • Potato starch is helpful in blood sugar regulation as it improves insulin sensitivty.(1)
  • It is gluten free, so it is useful for the people with gluten intolerance.(1)

Selection Guide

Always check the expiry date before purchasing potato starch.

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