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Rice Flour

Also Known As : Rice powder


Taste Profile

Rice flour has very mild taste with gritty texture

Usage Tips

  1. Rice flour is used as a thickening agent in soups, syrups and gravies.
  2. It is also used as a batter for crispy coating in fried foods.
  3. It can also be used to make pancakes, dosa and idlis.

Common names and forms

  1. Basmati rice atta
  2. Glutinous Rice Flour
  3. Ground Rice
  4. Idiyappam Flour
  5. Organic Rice Flour
  6. Rice Flour MIx
  7. Rice powder
  8. Soaked rice flour
  9. White Rice Flour
  10. Whole Grain Rice Flour


Rice flour is a form of flour which is made from finely milled rice. It is different from rice starch. Rice flour is a commonly used in the place of wheat flour. It is also used as a thickening agent in the recipes that are cooled down or frozen since it inhibits the ability to seperate liquid.

Health benefits

  • Rice flour is gluten-free which in beneficial for people suffering from celiac disease and gluten intolerance.(1)

Selection Guide

Check the expiry date and quality of the flour, it should be fine and smooth in texture and should not be have any kind of impurities like another flour mixed into it.


Rice flour have less amount of folate than whole wheat flour which help to remove homocysteine from blood that can cause arethrosclerosis and blood clots. It also have less amount of phytonutrients called lignans which lowers the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer.(2)

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