Rice Flour

  • White Rice Flour:
    • Energy: Around 366 kCal
    • Protein: 5-7 g
    • Total Fat: 1-2 g
    • Carbohydrates: 80-85 g
    • Dietary Fiber: 1-3 g
  • Brown Rice Flour:
    • Energy: Around 363 kCal
    • Protein: 7-9 g
    • Total Fat: 2-3 g
    • Carbohydrates: 78-80 g
    • Dietary Fiber: 4-6 g


  • Baking: Used in gluten-free baking to create bread, cakes, cookies, and pastries.
  • Thickening Agent: Often employed to thicken sauces, soups, and gravies in both sweet and savory dishes.
  • Coating and Breading: Creates crispy textures when used as coatings for frying.
  • Asian Cuisine: Integral in Asian dishes like noodles, dumplings, and rice cakes.

Rice flour is a finely ground powder made from milled rice grains. This gluten-free flour variant is a versatile ingredient used in diverse culinary applications due to its light texture and neutral taste. It’s commonly derived from both white and brown rice, offering a range of culinary possibilities across global cuisines.


  • Appearance: Fine, soft powder varying in color based on the type of rice used (white or brown).
  • Texture: Smooth and powdery
  • Odor/Taste: Neutral, with a mild rice aroma in some variants


  • White Rice Flour: Extracted from polished white rice, often lighter in color and milder in flavor.
  • Brown Rice Flour: Derived from whole grain brown rice, retaining more nutrients and a slightly nuttier taste.

Chemical Specifications:

  • Moisture Content: Typically between 10-14%
  • pH Range: Around 6.0 – 7.0
  • Particle Size: Fine powder consistency, varying based on milling processes.
  • Ash Content: Generally low, often below 1%

Storage and Handling:

  • Packaging: Available in various sizes, from small packets to bulk containers.
  • Storage Conditions: Store in a cool, dry place, away from moisture and direct sunlight. Ensure proper sealing to prevent spoilage.

Rice flour’s adaptability in gluten-free baking and its multi-purpose nature across culinary applications make it a sought-after ingredient, catering to a wide range of dietary needs and culinary preferences.