- Maida or all purpose flour is one of the commonly found flour.
- Maida is a white flour from the Indian subcontinent, made from wheat.
- Finely milled without any bran, refined, and bleached, it closely resembles cake flour.
- Maida is used extensively for making fast foods, baked goods such as pastries, bread, several varieties of sweets, and traditional flatbreads.
- Owing to this wide variety of uses, it is sometimes labeled and marketed as “all-purpose flour”, though it is different from American all-purpose flour.
- Maida is a wonderful mix of soft and rigid wheat.
- Maida 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 bread, cookies, pancakes and waffles. It is chemical-free.
- Refined flour does not have any nutritional value but does has plenty of calories.
- It is made of wheat grain that contains high amounts of many nutrients, such as, fiber, vitamins, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese and selenium.
- Calories: 357,
- Carbs: 74 g,
- Fat: 1 g,<?li>
- Protein: 11 g.