Tiger nut flour is one of the products we get from tiger nuts other products are (tiger nut milk, tiger nut oil)
Although it’s not a popular flour in recent times people are beginning to get aware about it.
Unpeeled Tiger nut flour is brown in colour,
while peeled flour is white or a mixture of white and brown depending on how well its peeling.
The flour is gluten and nut free.
It has a sweet and nutty taste.
|Unpeeled Flour 100g||Peeled Flour100g|
|Trans fat||Less than 0.1g|
|Sodium||Less than 2mg|
|Dietary Fibre ( 42% of DI***)||25.3g|
|Iron (45% of RDI*)||10.8mg|
|Vitamin E (19% of RDI*)||3.8mg|
|Magnesium (16% of RDI*)||100mg|
|Zinc (11% of RDI*)||2.7mg|
|Potassium (5% of RDI*)||510mg|
|Vitamin C (3% of RDI*)||2mg|
|Calcium (1% of RDI*)||15mg|
This is flour made from the chaff (the solid left over) after making tiger nut milk
See how to make tiger nut milk to get previous steps.
Promotes good digestion
The flour from tiger nuts is gluten free and this comes with some benefits.
Because it’s gluten free, it does not contain the complex protein
found in gluten foods which slow down digestion process,
but it contains lots of fiber which helps to ease digestion,
promote bowel movements, eliminates diarrhea, constipation and bloating.
Helps with healthy bones and teeth
It has a good amount of calcium that makes for healthy bones and teeth, this is very good for children.
Promotes healthy sugar level
It stabilizes blood sugar, its low in glycemic this makes it good for diabetics.
The high amount of fiber can be uncomfortable to the throat and stomach,
making use of peeled tiger nut flour or mixing it with another type of flour with lower fiber
can help reduce the amount of fiber consumed.
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