Pumpkin flour is a great substitute for use in just about any recipe that uses flour. The Flour is rich in minerals and vitamins, many of which are believed to have several medicinal benefits (see below).
Pumpkin Flour most likely originated in Mexico, the origin of pumpkins. It is popular there today. But, itis most popular in Japan and in Asian countries. We have also found reference to it’s use in Nigeria, Thailand, and Brazil.
Potential and real medical benefits include:
Note: If you’d like to try this flour, but do not want to make it fresh, it can be hard to find. Try local health food stores, and Asian and Chinese groceries.
There’s just one ingredient……….one or more pumpkins.
Pumpkin Flour can be used in any recipe that calls for flour. Most recipes suggest substituting pumpkin flour for up to 1/4 of the amount of regular flour.
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