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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