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Amaranth Flour (Gluten Free Flour) - 1kg Brand new item

  • Closed: Tue 21 Aug 2012, 6:07 pm
Listing #: 503847636
Amaranth Flour ( Rajgira, Rajgiro Flour)

Description

It is a flour made from the seeds of a plant called amaranth. There are many members of the amaranth family. Amaranth flour is used in making pastas and baked goods. It must be mixed with other flours for baking yeast breads, as it contains no gluten. In the preparation of flatbreads, pancakes and pastas, 100% amaranth flour can be used.
When strictly non-cereal items are required in India during specific fasting days, this one fits the bill nicely.

No cholesterol, 9% dietary fibre, 17% protein, ideal amino acid profile
Amaranth has the highest level of protein of any grain and the quality of this protein is even better than soya bean.Add to all baking to boost nutritional content

Culinary uses

- The rajgira flour is usually made into chappatis, paranthas or rotis and served with vegetables.
- Rajgira is favored by the gluten intolerant and is often cooked as a porridge to be eaten alongside other foods..
- Rajgira flour is made into flatbreads, including thick, leavened dosa and thinner, unleavened pancakes.
- Rajgira and Oat Bran put together in buttermilk and flavoured with mint is a healthy breakfast option.

How to store

Store rajgira flour in an airtight container and keep it in a cool and dry place.

Health benefits

- The plant is very high in fiber and iron, with a fairly high protein level as well. This makes it well suited to its use as a staple starch
- The rajgira flour are rich in calcium and antioxidants and all the varieties are gluten-free, an attractive alternative for wheat allergy sufferers
- In southern parts of India, pediatricians recommend finger-millet-based food for infants of six months and above because of its high nutritional content, especially calcium.

Pickup is from my retail store in Mt. roskill, Auckland, Open all 7 days

** We also operate an online food store stocking over 700 different food products, website details are provided in my payment instructions **

Shipping details

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  • $2.00  Combined shipping upto 200gm in NZ (Excl Rural)
  • $6.00  Combined shipping upto 200gm anywhere in Rural NZ
  • $4.00  Combined shipping upto 25kg in Auckland Region
  • $8.00  Combined shipping upto 25kg in Rural Auckland
  • $4.00  Combined shipping upto 1kg anywhere in NZ(No Rural
  • $8.00  Combined shipping upto 1kg anywhere in Rural NZ
  • $6.00  Combined shipping upto 2kg anywhere in NZ(No rural
  • $10.00  Combined shipping upto 2kg anywhere in Rural NZ
  • $10.00  Combined shipping upto 5kg anywhere in NZ(No rural
  • $14.00  Combined shipping upto 5kg anywhere in Rural NZ
  • Seller allows pick-ups
  • Seller location: Auckland City, Auckland, NZ

Payment details

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  • Cash

About the seller

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Closes: Tue 21 Aug, 6:07 pm. 2012