Millet originated in China nearly 5000 years ago, making it one of the earliest cultivated grains. Millet Flour is nutritious and a good source of protein, essential amino acids and fiber, with a distinctive, sweet flavor. It lends a delicate cake-like crumb to your baked goods. Easily digested and gluten free – a perfect choice for special diets.
Which grain was first farmed nearly 10,000 years ago? Which grain was revered as one of five sacred crops in ancient China? Which grain is mentioned in the Old Testament, the writings of Herodotus, and the journals of Marco Polo? The answer is millet! Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Millet Flour is nutritious, gluten free and 100% freshly ground on century-old stone-buhr millstones.
Millet Flour is wonderfully nutritious and a good source of protein, essential amino acids and dietary fiber. Millet is also an excellent source of manganese, phosphorus and magnesium. Unlike most other grains, this versatile, gluten free grain is alkaline, which makes it easy to digest and helps balance the body’s natural tendency towards acidity.
Our Millet flour has a light, mild flavor, making it perfect for sweet or savory baking. It lends a delicate cake-like crumb to your baked goods. Replace up to 25% of the flour in your recipe with millet flour for added nutrition. In our opinion, millet flour is often overlooked in gluten free baking‚ yet it adds whole grain nutrition and has a mild flavor, not something you find often with gluten free flours. Browse Bob’s Red Mill’s millet flour recipes here.