Coconut flour is a recent fad, fast catching up food trend with healthy eaters and fitness enthusiasts in our country. This gluten-free flour is not only famous for its unique taste but also serves as a healthy alternative for those allergic to wheat and other gluten-rich products.
Coconut flour is made from grinding the dried meat of coconut and is rich in fibre and low on carbohydrates.
And if you are wondering how to use coconut flour in your daily diet, read on to know about very popular delectable recipes, that can be served both to kids and adults.
Coconut flour is heaped with a good amount of protein more than wheat flour, healthy medium chain fatty acids, high in fibre and low on carbohydrates. An ideal flour for diabetics and weight watchers, it is also antiviral, antimicrobial and antibacterial in properties and boosts immunity.
Coconut Flour And Honey Pancakes
Easy coconut flour pancake is made with super healthy, natural sugars.
½ cup coconut flour
¾ cup coconut milk
½ tsp vanilla essence
½ tbsp honey
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp baking soda
2 tsp oil for greasing
Beat eggs well with an electric beater.
Add coconut milk, honey and vanilla essence, blend well with a spatula
Add coconut flour, baking soda, salt and mix well. Keep it aside for 5-10 minutes.
Heat a tawa, grease with oil and pour a ladle full of batter and spread in a circular motion. Cook both sides on a medium flame till it turns golden brown.
Yummy pancakes are ready to be served.
Coconut Flour Cookies
Crunchy and sweet cookies made with coconut flour serve as an evening snack that go well with a cup of tea.
½ cup butter
½ cup sugar
1 cup coconut flour
½ cup wheat flour
½ tsp baking powder
¼ tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
3 tbsp milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
In a bowl take butter, sugar and beat until the mixture turns creamy.
Sieve wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add coconut flour to the butter mixture.
Add milk, vanilla extract and make it into a dough.
Cover and refrigerate dough for 30 minutes.
Take a ball sized dough and flatten slightly.
Place it on a cookie tray and bake it at 180 degree Celsius for 15 minutes.
Store coconut cookies in an airtight container.