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What kind of rice is used in rice flour?

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jkhdsf Dec 13, 2010 09:10 AM

I've just started grinding my own flours and I am wondering what kind of results I can expect from different types of rice whether brown basmati, short grain, arborio, etc. With their varying starch contents I think there will probably be quite a lot of variation.

  1. f
    fourunder Dec 13, 2010 09:18 AM

    I would imagine for Chinese Cantonese applications....

    Short Grain Glutinous or Jasmine

    1. k
      karykat Dec 13, 2010 04:55 PM

      (Sam would have known this.)

      1. i
        icecone Dec 14, 2010 08:40 AM

        Standard rice flour is made with regular white long grain rice.

        1. j
          jkhdsf Dec 16, 2010 03:57 PM

          What about brown rice flour?

          And how might flours made from various different rices behave when cooked?

          I mean, I know that brown rice winds up much more granular than white but what about within different kinds of brown rice? Will the varying starch contents affect things dramatically?

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