self raising flour
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Self-rising flour is all-purpose flour with added salt and leavening. Self raising flour is all-purpose flour that has baking soda and baking powder added to it. This perfect blend of flour eliminates the need of adding baking powder and is easier for producing delicious doughnuts, cakes and pastries Self-rising flour has an almost magical sound to it. Since the ingredients are evenly distributed throughout the flour, you will get the same nice lift to your baked goods every time you use it. If you want to make your own add 1 ½ teaspoons (7.5 grams) baking powder and ½ teaspoon (3.5 grams) salt per cup (140 grams) of maida.
How to Select
It is readily available in the market. Check on the content of baking powder added. Confirm on the freshness by verifying the manufacturing date.
· It's usually used to bake cake, breads etc.
· Used to make a variety of rotis and naans.
How to Store
Flour should be stored in a dry air tight container. If the flour is stored too long the baking powder will lose some of its strength and your baked goods will not rise properly