Sunday, 21 June 2009

Cornstarch / Corn flour

English Name: Cornstarch or Corn flour
Common Indian Name (Hindi): Cornstarch or Corn flour

  • Cornstarch, or corn flour, is the starch of the corn or maize (Zea mays) grain.
  • It is grown from the endosperm of the corn kernel.
  • It has a distinctive appearance and feel when mixed raw with water or milk.
  • It is used as a thickening agent in soups and liquids.
  • Cornstarch is also converted to High Fructose Syrups (HFS).

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