Corn Flour

Corn Flour


Botanical Name : Corn Flour
Family Name : Zea mays

About

The flour is naturally rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamin B, omega 6 unsaturated fat and vegetable proteins. It is also rich in magnesium.


Nutrition Value

S. No.
Product:

Corn Flour

Parameter

Standard

1

Appearance

Comparable to Reference

2

Odour

Comparable to Reference

3

Taste

Comparable to Reference

PSD (ASTM NO.)

Retention  %

4

250 (60 ASTM)

2 %

5

Pan

100 %

6

Moisture

<13.50 %

7

Total Ash (D. B.)

0.7  % (max)

8

Acid Insoluble Ash

0.05 % (max)

9

Alcoholic Acidity

<0.12 %

10

Fat Content

2.00 % (Max)


Usage

Maize is used as food for man as well as animals.
» Corn starch is used as a thickening agent in soups and liquid-based foods, such as sauces, gravies and custards.
» Corn flour can be used in corn bread, very famous makki di roti, multi-grain recipes, deep fry batters, in any recipe that uses corn flour-meal.
» Its major use is in making Mexican Tortilla – Tacos and Nachos.

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