atta flour vs all purpose flour

Nice stuff, simply nice! Thanks for valuable informations. I live in Bombay. Whole wheat bread and roti are all made using the same wheat kernel. It’s tiring to see india taking so long to catch up with the availability of products. have you ever attempted to make bread out of it ? It is all about the unique milling process in India that is different from the rest of the world. I was facing a similar issue and recently bought Granamill. Now I need to find where to get the wheat gluten. It came out great. Hi Suguna, thanks for the interesting and informative post. Hi Suguna , All-purpose flour is formulated to have a medium gluten content of around 12 percent or so. Why is it dense and crumbly? And there are also hand grinders. I have never said in the article that roti is unhealthy. If you want to know anything, kindly feel free to revert anytime. That is the reason why indian atta is lighter in color and milder in flavor. Easy Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian dishes with step by step pictures. Jus to understand whether it’s different from the packaged atta. Each type of flour caters to different purposes as the name suggests. FacebookInstagramTwitter, Your email address will not be published. I tried Ashirwad and Pillsbury, and both came out like bonda (texture). Are roller mills available for the home? How does Indian aata compare to white whole wheat and whole wheat pastry flour? The chakki atta is preferred more than the roller mill atta for the texture and taste of the Chapati/Roti (flat bread of India). Sharbati Atta Chapatis are really nice. But 70% is starch. We have a sizable Indian culture where I live and there are a number of markets, restaurants, cafes, and cultural events. I’ll keep in touch. It was an epiphany when I held a good whole wheat sandwich loaf that was not dense. Now uncover and continue baking for 20/25 mins till deep golden crust is formed. Most of the nutrition differences among wheat varieties are driven by environmental conditions, such as weather, soil composition, drought etc.. Indian wheat is high in protein and belongs to the aestivum variety used by everyone in the world for making great bread. The problem with store bought flour (in addition to not having flavor) is that it rises too quickly so the dough does not have a chance to just rest. I need a favor from you. Has any one ever tried Kathiya Wheat Variety of Bundelkhand in Uttar Pradesh? Corn, very much yes, soy also. I have struggled to make decent bread in Goa for a couple of years now and it always came out crumbly like a cake. I am not a professional Baker but love baking. Thank you, Nice article. Was this due to the protein and starch damage referred to in your article? They result in much denser bread than the regular stuff. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Have you any suggestions on altering the amount of flour from all purpose to atta or the increase or decrease of other ingredients or some additions (I am thinking adding more egg or adding apple sause) to get a better result. You’re crazy. Cos this way we select the wheat but the mill has similar machines for all grinding? You undoubtedly put a brand new spin on a topic thats been written aout for years. Roller milling results in 5% to 6% starch damage whereas chakki milling results in 11% to 13% starch damage. I was wondering what so many different flours was and everyone here bakes with maida and nothing else. So whole wheat bread loaves in India should work right? Plz reply, Dear madam then which brand flour i shold use for making sourdough breads ? Atta or Chakki Atta is a finely ground whole wheat flour, produced in India. This is the best explanation I have found on this – I realized quite a while ago that atta was not a good choice for bread BUT an excellent choice for loaf breads. Atta, cracked wheatlapsi fada and semolina sooji are all high-fibre, and are sources of both healthy carbs and fats. Mix till all incorporated above and We tried baking bread last week and faced the same problem. That is the suitable weblog for anybody who Noodle flour, Pau flour, All-purpose flour or plain flour, Pastry flour: 9.5% – 10.5%: Low protein flour: Biscuit flour, Cake flour: 7.5% – 9%: Flour should be stored in … Al says. We should stay connected. I tried ashirvad atta… pilsbury and what not…HELP …. So will you help me out if i send you the sample of the flour. Why? it will probably not be like your regular chapati though, and you will need to add some oil/butter or egg, or you can try a potato. Note that all wheat coming from MP is NOT Sharbati. But I should say that I’ve not tried baking a no-knead bread.although,apparently the flour is made from wheat berries of the durum variety. Just made me a loaf of bread from Atta flour. The atta flour has 10% protein content and Canadian All Purpose flour has 13.3% protein content and is a blend of soft and hard wheat. Thanks Suguna for focusing on such topic. I make Banana bread, Pumpkin loafs and even Apple crumble loafs with atta. its almost onerous to argue with you (not that I really would wantHaHa). (I’m still trying to figure out what kind of wheat this Indian flour uses-it just says heavy on the palm and golden amber in colour, and hard to the bite, whatever that means). • Add 1 to 2 T. of additional liquid per cup of flour in the recipe. I was looking for solid info about atta because I love it but couldn’t find good explanations, and this is helpful. I live near a food basics. I want to start atta making business. The moisture absorption is more in chakki flour than in normal whole wheat flour. I’ve been wondering about this for so long, with my bread in India never coming out like my bread in the US. Pl.switch to these and keep everyone in your family healthy. My sister Vineetha in the US told me about you. Thanks Sanjeev. I suppose the bigger players must be importing their machinery and turning out flour that is closer in gluten levels to what bread needs. I was under the impression that India aata is a soft winter wheat much like the white whole wheat that you get the States. Thank you for an eye opener of an article! Very well researched .Thanks for sharing. I love south Indian food and I am passionate about baking. So with the “damage”, does atta have less calories? Very informative piece, I never figured why my Rotis with US flour never came out well! ( Log Out /  Though as somebody else has commented, atta works well for sourdough bread, not sure why–maybe because of the longer proofing process most sourdough recipes have? I don’t know the type of wheat used in making the Indian Atta flour and how it compares to the Canadian wheat. Any information on a brand that has worked for you would be very useful. Is maida a high protein (bread type) flour, or a low protein (pastry type) flour? I wanted to know why. 1 tbsp salt Good day. My Favorite things include my Wusthof knife, Coffee, Ilayaraja, Tamil and beaches. I find that Indian aata is much more mild in flavor than the American whole wheat and so think it might be a good substitute in baked goods. I want to make white bread. We love our Trader Joes WW White bread but sadly “brown” bread in Bangalore is just the color, nothing whole wheat , Wow Sugs…so much details….very very informative. Hi Suguna, Thanks for this post. For instance using a preferment generally gave good structure to bread. Let’s say protein in the flour on an average accounts for 10% of flour weight. i tried 24 mantra’s whole wheat flour without adding gluten and was not satisfied with the loaves. All the recipes in US websites use Arthur Mill or other brand whole wheat flour. Atta from these flours is low in carbohydrate content that makes it effective to maintain blood sugar levels. Whole wheat flour is considered better for our health than white flour or maida. Atta flour resembles whole wheat flour and bread flour. Hi Suguna, Hi Suguna, So now I Know why!! Indian atta has been used to make healthy rotis in India for thousands upon thousands of years, unless you’re saying that ancient atta making techniques were different than now. How can I get in touch with you one-on-one ? Could you please inbox me contact details on [email protected] if interested? I bought it, so I’ll see whether it is actually tastier or not. Connect With Me : Amazing, well-researched article. do you add gluten to get your light and airy whole wheat bread? 2. Whole wheat bread is always dense. The endosperm goes through the milling process. I use Navadarshanam atta, which is stone ground and much coarser than the run-of-the-mill (pun intended) atta you get in the shops. Liz. Really inspired me to learn cooking. It will not separate into bran and flour because everything is ground together into a fine flour. Excellent Madam!. While the naked eye isn't always a reliable measuring tool, the particle size of the atta seems to be just slightly larger than the particle size of the AP flour. Links are allowed when clear credit is given to myfavourite with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. I live in Bangalore too and would like to connect with you. sorry. If you sift whole wheat flour produced in Canada or USA, it will normally separate into flour and bran as shown in the picture below. Sad thing is I’m pretty positive Indian wheat is GMO. Iam willing to start wheat flour bussiness. What a great article! Thanks a lot for this! If you have a blog, please add me! Bread - Atta. If you google it, actually no GMO wheat is sold commercially anywhere in the world., Food Guide for Self-Isolation: What To Buy and Recipes To Follow - Spicy Meal Prep, Follow My Favourite Pastime on Thanks. In my opinion, the best part of this dough is the ability to roll thinly without springing back and it also makes softer chapatis compared to those made from Canadian All-purpose flour. I can easily find which flours are gluten free and which are not by looking online, but I would like to find out which are similar to “bread flour” (12% gluten), and which are closer to all purpose (10%). But Chakki alters the starch (the force is intense) which is not good for western bread making but great for indian bread chapati/roti. Neil, Hi Neil, The chakki ground flour doesn’t work well for bread. 2 cups atta Please share some more. You may hire a hotel/food consultant. Wheat varieties are called "soft" or "weak" if gluten content is low, and are called "hard" or "strong" if they have high gluten content. What a useful article! Plz suggest d proper brand name it will be helpful for me thanks. For example Hard red winter wheat has upto 3 bran genes. Isn’t it roller mill? You can grind your wheat berries in a regular roller mill. 1. 1 and 3/4 cup water chakki atta is usually whole wheat atta. We give wheat to grind in the mill in india. Oh and how does it compare to white whole wheat, like the “hard white” variety, which I think is what is used to make the King Arthur white whole wheat? Thank you for the information. It wouldn’t be used for making traditional breads or even cakes. Have anyone tried using Samrat Atta to make chapattis? Any ideas on how I can reverse what this article says and make soft healthy (I don’t want to compromise and use all purpose flour) rotis from US made whole wheat floor? I am asking you because i think you have a really deep knowledge about wheat flours and we can also have a nice conversation of the textures and other specifications. Thank you! I found that I can still use it for making bread by using 50-50 Atta and All-purpose flour. Thank you. Required fields are marked *. They all come out, as you say, rather dense and crumby. I am searching from last 2 years … i tried all most all indian flour I was just reading up about how to make 100% WW bread in Bangalore when I came across your article. This process is called Chakki grinding and both the endosperm and bran is finely milled. Keep rocking. Wow thanks for the information. I would explain the science behind the kneading process, but I don’t want to confuse you. The same when refined further or ground without the skin yields whiter flour called maida. Till now, I am satisfied with the quality of flour. I recommend it for sourdough bread, you should try. When I knead it, it does not have the same elastic strength and bounce I feel when I knead the Canadian All Purpose flour. Actually I used “Swarna Chakki Fresh Atta Stone Ground”. I decided to go by chakki atta. Anyhow, it makes great bread and great naan, and it’s as close as I can get here in America. Cover and bake for 30 mins. I like Japanese knifes, Masamoto, Aritsugu and Sakai Takayuki are my favs, Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee and my new mentor is Marc Vetri. Looks like you have gluten intolerance. Mainly it will be use to make chapatis. Experts are of the opinion that the two kinds of wheat are the same nutritionally. So what? First, the endosperm (starch) is separated from the bran and the germ. Its the same like any other wheat but has no major genes for bran color. Many households in India grind their own flour in a nearby mill. Your explanation of the Indian milling process and the variety of wheat is incredibly informative. Roti is literally whole wheat flour and water – nothing unhealthy. 1% “triticum dicoccum” or the emmer wheat (also known as khapli,samba godumai,diabetic wheat) – India is the largest cultivator of emmer wheat in the world. I don’t mean banana bread or a fruit loaf, but ordinary salty bread. It however, rolls easily, without springing back (elastic dough springs back after rolling). References: So what is whole hard white wheat? Grinding your own wheat flour can help make decent wheat loaves. Thank you so much for this.. The atta flour has a slightly grittier feel when rubbed between thumb and forefinger. Hi Suguna, thank you very much for this informative article. Its important to understand that they make up for more than 50% of the dough volume. On the odd occasion, we use a small amount of ‘normal’ flour (1-2 tablespoons) such as arrowroot or corn flour, just to thicken sauces, which can be difficult to do with low carb flours. However, be careful not to add too much liquid. Atta, egg, milk, salt, and yogurt.   That extra protein in bread flour results in a slightly higher rise, but you'll still get a good rise with all-purpose flour. "Atta" actually means "flour" in most East Indian dialects. Is the average gluten content of Indian bread flours published? I read up a bit on flour behaviour but did not get anywhere. Even if you have not used domestic mill , I am sure you will be able to give some inputs if I give you information about the grinding technologies of different models. April 21, 2020 at 12:12 am. This way, the dough still has energy for a good rise without adding more vital wheat gluten. I love Jacques Pepin and Julia Child. All my doubts about wheat milling cleared, Loved your very informative article on wheat. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Actually that’s how I found this page because after 12 years here in Malaysia I found some sharbati atta flour at the store for the first time and I wasn’t sure what was different about it so I looked it up. Yes, the Indian atta flour is ground together with bran and gives nice soft chapatis. Hai, iam from namakkal. I often use 90%, occupationally 100% (weight). Hope you like the recipes here. Most other all purpose flours, in the US are lower in protein. I normally mix the Atta flour with Canadian All-purpose in a ratio of 1:1 to make my chapatis. Atta is notoriously difficult to make bread with. Also Indian wheat is light in color! But it has less damage to the starch and protein in the flour as it cuts the flour into small particles. I have had similar failed results and was wondering why it turned out the way it does. The protein from equal proportions of all-purpose flour and cake flour meet in the middle to create perfect pastry flour. Oh this is so annoying. When baked, the starch absorbs the water and gets fat or swollen. If you sift the whole wheat flour made using the Chakki method of grinding. I tried with soft white wheat but i am not able to get good chapati. And when you say “it works with the gluten chain” I think you mean just starch. I have gathered some information on the models. Some people do like it though. All-purpose flour: This useful flour is just slightly coarser than cake or pastry flour and therefore has slightly more protein weighing in at about 10-12%. 3. There are many outlets where you can get it. I always use atta flour in cakes and our friends are always pleasantly surprised to find that cakes can be made healthier but still be tasty! Talking to a gym goer unfamiliar with indian atta, the general perception of wheat staple diet is negative – is this a lack of understanding of the differences between indian v western atta? I do not know how chapati is healthy but whole wheat bread ( no additional chemicals added ) is not. Explained everything clearly. Hi. Its important that it works with the gluten chain when formed to tenderize it. A very well researched and beautifully written and article. I just had a customer call and ask me about it and how to use it in tortillas. Please suggest a good process to make atta. I have failed miserably trying to make a decent wheat loaf…. For people eating a whole food plant based diet this information is crucially important as Canadian 100% whole wheat flour milled here can also “have the entire germ missing” – which is one of the most nutritious part of the grain! 95% “triticum aestivum” or the common bread wheat Thanks for this excellent post. I am a novice farmer, looking into grinding my own flour and pressing my own oil — that’s how I stumbled on your blog. Thank you. The results were awful and completely inedible. You only kneaded the bread for 4 minutes. How do I get the wheat you mentioned… I’m Suguna, a former financial analyst, now a full-time food blogger. So, really, don’t know why you had problems. Thank you so much for letting me know. Even though it is from five years ago, I did sometimes wonder initially why the Indian whole wheat doesn’t quite cut the mark when it comes to making bread. When you say “they make up for more than 50% of the dough volume” in the section about milling, do you mean both starch and protein or are you talking about just starch? So chapatis might be hard. The famous and unique Indian Sharbati wheat. Yeast also might be an issue. Thank you for all the useful information on whole wheat. It’s all about the taste! Can u suggest me some other article or book about indian wheat flour. Well done. chapati comes next best. I’ll definitely come back for more! Try getting the wheat berries and grind it with your local miller. If I use a bread improver instead will it work equally well ? Had bought a pack of whole wheat flour from the market in Hong Kong. All-Purpose Flour . ( Log Out /  I find that it works really well in cakes and cookies, though. you’re a lifesaver. But I have never used a domestic mill. There is a history of leavened bread here and whether fluffy white or wholemeal, it has good crust and texture. ( Log Out /  Fortunately, even a normal person can make easy recipes with no such knowledge- good luck! Goes out to show your passion really! You use store bought yeast. Thank you for this post, I am actually a wheat flour miller in the US and Atta flour is not something I’m familiar with. I bought the atta with the highest protein content I could find (when store bought) and mixed it with varying proportions of maida, but the results were always the same, and I resigned myself to adding Vital Wheat gluten. Why my atta bread just doesn’t work the way I want it to? You got some great knives there. Nice article. Setup Menus in Admin Panel. Durum Atta Flour Durum Wheat Flour & Wheat Bran Blend. how interesting! Hi regarding this topic of roller mill and chakki mill. Cookie/Brownie - Mixture. The durum atta is on the left, contrasted with an unbleached AP flour on the right. Also all purpose flour when kneaded becomes very stretchy like rubber but … It makes the most fabulous bread ever. As a vegetarian who eats chappati’s made from indian atta, I’m interested to know the fundamental difference nutrientally from indian atta v normal western wheat? I didn’t know I could also find it in Food Basics. Still I have a few.. Again, you can combine with semolina durum for a more traditional rustic pasta texture. But not wheat. © My Favourite Pastime 2018, unauthorized use and / or duplication of this material without written permission from the author / owner of this blog is strictly prohibited. I use nutrimill for grinding wheat, rye and spelt (others are possible) and I am very satisfied with it. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Iam planing to make ready to cook chapathies for costumers. Thank you Shankar. Wheat flour or atta is used to make rotis, whereas maida is used to make naan and paranthas. Below is my bag of whole wheat flour, exported from India. Blending whole wheat flour with all-purpose flour will lighten the finished product while adding the nutritional benefits of whole wheat. Cool 1/2 hour on a rack and enjoy. All Purpose Flour vs Plain Flour. Surprisingly my mom who is a curious person when it comes to cooking. Very well researched article. Ideal for daily use and easy to knead and roll, Durum Atta Flour Blend makes rotis that puff to perfection. Madam myself VINIT Shashikant Sadavarte I am from nashik I have problem by eating chapatis from last two years I am not eating chapatis by eating chapatis I would get digestion problem it is very hard to digest my contact number 7755914289 can you tell me how the chapatis is made so it does not affect my digestive system it feels like elastic in colonel plz help me. This article gives a lot of clarity. This is such a thoughtful and well researched post and any home baker from India will thoroughly relate to it.I, like many other enthusiastic new breed of home bakers, was in search of that elusive variety of wheat (flour) and proportions and cheeky add ins that would give me a loaf as soft and fluffy as the not so healthy maida bread.i always used to buy sharbati atta of the aashirwad series but never satisfied with the results.i don’t add vital wheat gluten too, to the dough. But you will have to add vital gluten to get airy bread. It was a disaster, any idea why is that. The whole wheat grain when ground with the skin and germ yields brownish flour called atta. For gluten-free bakers, Jovial Foods has created a pastry flour made from organic ancient grains and organic brown rice flour ($5.50, So I use a lot of atta flour to make chapattis and also for baking. I have seen durum and soft wheat in HK. Thank you , Madam, Can you please suggest the best whole wheat flour suitable for making bread in bread machine? See photo below. Think you. That would explain my results as well. Can we substitute lost Wheat starch in grinding with equal amount of Corn Starch? Thanks for writing in. The wheat for atta is cultivated only in certain geographies giving a unique character to the wheat and the flour. Nutritionally, how does Indian aata compare to the whole wheat in the States? Great article amazing information.. thank you. I think the yeast in bread makes it unhealthy.That is why people are trying to get old fashioned sour dough bread baked from scratch. Thank you for a very informative post — there are so many blog authors all over the web who ask for adding “vital wheat gluten” to Indian atta but frankly no one explained the science Btw, my grandmother was called Kannammal, it’s such a sweet name! All purpose flour is only used sometimes to make food which is fancy and not everyday food as it is not considered very healthy. I think I remember encountering this once before in China, with a local flour I had tried. And this article help me a lot to gather knowledge. You can actually allow the dough to rest for a couple of hours without so much rising if you use a weaker (homemade) yeast. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Atta is notoriously difficult to make bread with. Don’t forget you need a serrated knife for cutting the bread. But don’t stop there. There is nothing healthy about bread. Thanks. I used to bake good soft and fluffy 100% percent whole wheat breads when I was abroad and suddenly after moving back to India, the same recipe would give me horrified loaves. It means that you need to alter the liquid ingredients of the recipe as almost all the recipes for whole wheat bread uses traditional wheat flour. Ps: i bake my loaves with a high hydration ,very sticky dough of about 80-82pc. It is indeed, true that both of them are different as far as their constituents are concerned. But never satisfying. I am not happy with it 1 cup all purpose Stone grinding breaks the starch sufficiently to release extra sweetness while burning it slightly to give added flavor to Indian flat breads. follow a recipe that uses that kind of whole wheat flour, you can try king arthur flour’s website. Since turning to a plant-based diet over 10 years ago, I replaced my bread machine with my hands, and now make the most wonderful bread. You understand a lot I experimented with different types of wheat flour and adding gluten too. If you cannot find all-purpose flour, try using maida or atta or a mixture of them. View all posts by Liz. My family will move to Dhaka in August and I am worried that I will not be able to get a flour that replicates my success with the ‘Housebound’ atta. I always wondered why the Atta looks different (colour) from the whole wheat flour. In comparison to white flour? Very useful & informative. Cake flour: Finer than all-purpose flour, cake flour is made entirely from soft wheat. Its advantage: It absorbs liquids such as milk or water much more slowly, so the dough remains more stable during the baking process. Enjoy your baking. High gluten white flour – less kneading and let it double before forming into a loaf Indian atta is a very very finely milled wheat flour. Sorry, I have no experience in bulk cooking and handling of chapatis. 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