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Tapioca Powder

Also Known As : Tapioca flour


Taste Profile

It is slightly sweet in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Tapioca flour is used as a food thickener.
  2. It is used in gravies and pie fillings.
  3. It can be used for making milk based dessert puddings.
  4. It gives a crispy crust and chewy texture in gluten free baked goods.
  5. It should be stored in an airtight container and ensure that it's not in an area that gets exposed to moisture.

Common names and forms

  1. Natural Tapioca Powder
  2. Tapioca Flour


Tapioca powder is made from the crushed pulp of the cassava root, a woody shrub that is native to South America and the Caribbean. It is a very fine, white colored powder that works well in gluten free baking. It comes as powder and due to its water absorbing ability, it is used in thickening gravies and soups.

Health benefits

  • Tapioca powder helps to reduces bad cholesterol. It helps to lower the risk of heart diesease.(1)
  • It also contain folic acid which is essential for the development of the cells and brain.(1)

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