Besan flour is prepared from pure chana dal. It is pale yellow in colour and fine in texture. It is a good source of dietary fibre and contains an insignificant amount of polyunsaturated fat. It is majorly used for making Bajji, Bonda and in many of Indian dishes.
Maida is a wonderful mix of soft and rigid wheat. It is considered as bleached flour that contains less protein compare to unbleached. Bleached flour includes less protein than unbleached, and is finest for pie crusts, rapid breads, cookies, pancakes and waffles. It is chemical free.
Rice flour is made from grounded raw rice and is the perfect substitute for wheat flour, which sometimes may trigger irritation in the digestive system. A staple of Southeast Asia, Japan and southern India, rice flour is used in several recipes as a thickening agent. It is also the most preferred ingredient for gluten-free baked products as it is has a unique and sandy texture.
Ragi Flour is one of the most promising millets with more people adding it to their diet and especially for baby food. Ragi is a rich source of Calcium, Iron, Protein, Fiber and other minerals. The cereal has low fat content and contains mainly unsaturated fat. It is easy to digest and does not contain gluten.
Corn flour mixes well with extra food ingredients and can be mixed with wheat flour to decrease gluten for cakes, pastries, cookies and crackers. It gives better thickening ability, extra light texture and look.