CASSAVA: uses, properties, nutritional values and ancient recipe

CASSAVA flour , is a very delicate flour for the intestine and contains no gluten. Its most common use is the preparation of baby food during weaning. We discover the nutrient properties and values ​​of Cassava . It is 100% Natural, Vegan, Gluten-free.

Nutritional values ​​of Cassava

99% of the energy supplied by the Cassava at our organism derives precisely from carbohydrates. 100 grams of Cassava flour bring 360 calories
They also provide our body with 20 mg of potassium, 1 mg of iron, 12 mg of calcium, 12 mg of phosphorus and 0.1 mg of riboflavin. Cassava flour is very low in lipids which represent only 0.2% of the product (100 g), while the proteins make up 0.6%
In the kitchen and in food preparations, Cassava flour is used as a binder or as a thickener. Usually in cakes without eggs, corn starch or rice flour is used to replace this ingredient, but also the Cassava flour can be suitable to be inserted into the dough instead of eggs (1 spoonful of Cassava for each egg, also in the case of Cassava mixed with other types of starches), Pancakes, Pizza, Tortillas, Chapati, these are just some of the thousands of ways in which cassava flour is used.

We recommend this ancient Indios recipe, easy and useful

Cassava flour—-2cups
Warm water—–3/4 cup or as needed
Salt—————–1/4 tsp

Put the flour in a bowl, add salt and water at room temperature and mix well.

Divide the mixture into equal parts, spread them by pressing them with your hands and form circles of the size you prefer.

Heat a cast or non-stick frying pan thoroughly. When it is hot, place the cassava frittatas in the center, helping them to spread them with a spatula.

Golden Brown them well, turn them over and when they reach a well golden appearance on both sides, serve hot when served with meat dishes or taste them as if they were simple snacks.

Make it Delicious with our selection of Mild, Hot and Spices Sauces !!

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