Rice Flour is a staple in many Indian households. It has many health benefits. For example, it is Gluten Free, which makes it an especially good alternative for people suffering from celiac diseases. Furthermore, it contains soluble fibre, which is important and good for digestion. It can also improve cardiovascular health. Another health benefit of eating rice flour is the high content of Coline, which prevents Cholesterol and fats to build upon your liver. Therefore it also promotes your liver health. Moreover Rice Flour also contains good amounts of Calcium, which helps strengthen your bones and teeth. Calcium as well as other Minerals like Zinc also give a natural immunity boost to keep you healthy.
Health benefits of Rice Flour:
- Gluten Free
- High amounts of Soluble Fibre to help digestion
- Rich in Coline, which promotes liver health
- Rich in Minerals like Calcium and Zinc, for immune boost
- Good amount of Protein, for muscle gain
Milled on traditional water-mill (Gharat) in Himachal
Nutrition Fact: Rice Flour is a Gluten Free source of Carbohydrates, Dietary Fibre and Protein.
How to use: Rice flour is used for making Rice flour rotis, Pancakes or Cheela as we say in Hindi. Nowadays, chefs use it for Gluten Free baking, biscuits etc. This is used as a substitute for all-purpose refined wheat flour or Maida.
How to store: Store the flour in an airtight steel or glass container. Ideally, it is advised to consume any flour within 15 – 20 days of milling else its nutrition start getting depleted and flour starts getting stale. This is more so in case of our flour which is not treated by any chemicals for increasing shelf life. In absence of any chemical treatment, such flour is more prone to catch worm infestation too. So, buy in small quantities and consume it well in time.