• This is a Vegetarian product..
  • Imported from INDIA.
From the Nutrient Rich Fields in Palakkad, Kerala. Ecomart brings to you the best Yellow Arrowroot powder. Curcuma angustifolia is one of over 80 species belonging to the genus Curcuma, in the family Zingiberaceae. This species is native to the Indian subcontinent and is more commonly known as East Indian Arrowroot. The plant has nutritional value and also used as a source of starch for foods. Arrowroot powder (Arrowroot flour or Arrowroot starch or Koova podi) is a white, flavourless powder made from the rhizomes of the Arrowroot plant. Arrowroot powder mixed together with milk or water forms a nutritious meal. Arrowroot powder is naturally gluten-free, grain-free, Paleo diet friendly, unlike cornstarch. More than that Arrowroot powder is extracted in simpler, more traditional methods, without the use of high heat or harsh chemicals. Arrowroot contains several B vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber that provide necessary nutrients for your body. Arrowroot is used as a potential source of nutrition and as a non-irritating diet for patients suffering from specific chronic ailments or recovering from fevers and experiencing irritations of the gastrointestinal tract, lungs or the excretory system. A drink including Arrowroot powder as an ingredient is also used as a replacement of breast-milk, or as a nutritional supplement for babies a short while after weaning. Cornstarch is the traditional thickener used in cooking for things such as gravies, stews and sauces. Arrowroot powder is a great thickener and can easily replace cornstarch. If you are looking for substitutes and alternatives to cornstarch, either due to corn allergies and sensitivities or to avoid anything GMO and pesticide laden, Arrowroot powder is the best option. Arrowroot powder is found as a primary ingredient in Cornstarch-free cakes, fruit preserves, biscuits, and puddings.