Atta flour is a type of white flour that is milled from semi-hard wheat (also referred to as durum wheat) and comprises a higher protein content (typically 11.5-13%) and greater elasticity then regular flours. The higher protein content is directly related to a higher gluten content.
The elasticity of atta flour makes it good for producing a strong dough that can be rolled out thin. Atta is the bread flour that is used all throughout India and Asia to make various types of flat breads though our Atta flour is milled in Australia using Australian Durum wheat.
Atta is most commonly used to make South Asian style flat breads such as chapati, roti, naan and puri.
Interesting Facts about Atta Flour:
Atta is the Hindi or Urdu word for dough; which is more commonly understood to be a “flour used for baking”.
Country of Origin
Product of India
Atta flour, made from whole wheat is packed with soluble and insoluble fiber, important for proper digestion, maintaining healthy cholesterol levels and improving beneficial gut bacteria. Atta flour contains a range of nutrients including B-vitamins, Iron and Manganese for energy production and zinc for the nervous and immune systems.
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|Nutritional Information – Atta Flour|
|Fat, Total (g)||1.8|
|– Fat, Saturated (g)||–|
|Carbohydrate, Total (g)||77.4|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||11.1|
*All measurements are approximate and should be used as a guide only. Affordable Wholefoods is not liable for any discrepancy.
100% wholemeal wheat flour
This product contains gluten
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