Lifeways Plantain Flour 900gm – Premium
Organic Plantain Flour. Gluten – Free
- Delicious VEGAN PALEO flour made entirely out of GREEN PLANTAINS
- Only one ingredient
- NO grain
- NO gluten
- NO preservatives
- NO additives
- NO added color
- For cooking, baking, pastries, waffles, pancakes & more
For cooking, baking, pastries, waffles, pancakes & more.
Plantain flour is a staple food in many tropical regions of the world and used in similar ways as regular flour. Plantains are a member of the banana family and very popular in West Africa, South America and the Caribbean. It is usually boiled, fried, baked or grilled as a side dish.
- For use in baking, pastries, waffles, pancakes, breads, soups & more.
- Swap ¾ cup of plantain flour for every cup of regular flour required in your recipe
Plantains are the less sweet, starchier equivalent to the banana. Sweet bananas, sometimes called “dessert bananas” are much more popular in the United States and Europe, but plantains are an extremely important staple for people in tropical countries.
Unlike dessert bananas, plantains are almost always cooked before eating. In fact, they taste pretty awful raw, so don’t be tricked by their banana-like features.
Cooked plantains are nutritionally very similar to a potato, calorie-wise, but contain more of certain vitamins and minerals. They’re a rich source of fiber, vitamins A, C, and B-6, and the minerals magnesium and potassium.
Plantains are rich sources of complex carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals, and are easily digestible. As a staple food, plantains have been the main fare of millions of people for centuries.
Here are the basic nutrition factsTrusted Source for one cup of baked yellow plantains (139 grams), according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Nutrition will vary on cooking style.