? Atta flour is made from hard wheat, which has a high gluten content. So far all the rotis I have made from the whole wheat purchased from the bulk store have turned out to be hard and unappetizing. Would love to try it. The chakki atta is preferred more than the roller mill atta for the texture and taste of the Chapati/Roti (flat bread of India). Easy Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian dishes with step by step pictures. Hard flour, or bread flour, is high in gluten, with 12% to 14% gluten content, and its dough has elastic toughness that holds its shape well once baked. ( Log Out /  Keep rocking. Anyhow, it makes great bread and great naan, and it’s as close as I can get here in America. Thank you so much for letting me know. I use it to make chapati. Thanks for valuable informations. Very informative piece, I never figured why my Rotis with US flour never came out well! Roller Mills remain much cooler because tow rollers are always apart, Hi, thank you for sharing this with us with a detailed explanation. I find that it works really well in cakes and cookies, though. ( Log Out /  The results were awful and completely inedible. But lately I discovered that the organic whole wheat flour of 24 Mantra gives excellent results even without adding vital wheat gluten or part maida. Some people do like it though. All-Purpose Flour . i really liked your post. It is all about the unique milling process in India that is different from the rest of the world. I have had great success using Atta both regular and Sharbati in the ‘no knead’ recipes. Here are your mistakes: Now I know more , thank you , thank you. How do I get the wheat you mentioned… You can get it in General food additives, Seshadripuram. Thanks Suguna for focusing on such topic. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Isn’t it roller mill? Whole wheat or low gluten flours – more kneading and form into a loaf after rising about 25% or not at all. 1. Thanks for the detailed information. I want to uae #1 fine atta in my cookie and muffin baking. Can you clarify about the protein and starch percentages? So what? follow a recipe that uses that kind of whole wheat flour, you can try king arthur flour’s website. Pl.switch to these and keep everyone in your family healthy. So how do we get a decent whole wheat bread loaf out of atta? What I couldn’t understand was how come Goans make such good bread! The precise protein % can usually only be found if the manufacturers give this info. Will visit often & spread the news…. 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. Now I need to find where to get the wheat gluten. The endosperm goes through the milling process. I was under the impression that India aata is a soft winter wheat much like the white whole wheat that you get the States. Learn how your comment data is processed. Whole wheat flour is considered better for our health than white flour or maida. Thank you Harini. Ps: i bake my loaves with a high hydration ,very sticky dough of about 80-82pc. I make Banana bread, Pumpkin loafs and even Apple crumble loafs with atta. I live in Malaysia, I’m from the U.S., and married to an Indian. Thanks Enjoy your baking. Sorry, I have no experience in bulk cooking and handling of chapatis. You’re crazy. Basically, a milling process of Wheat in India and Western countries is different. Cover and bake for 30 mins. Is Aashirvaad atta stone milled (chakkis)? I also love photography and nature. So we only use almond flour or almond meal, coconut flour, ground flaxseed meal, sesame flour, and other nut flours in the majority of our low carb breads and bakes. chakki atta is usually whole wheat atta. Very well written and informative! Hi Suguna, After reading your Very informative item about different wheats / grinding etc I am certainly more aware of any some time the chapatis have failed Than you .. A great site kindest regards. Transfer carefully to the preheated pot. It will not separate into bran and flour because everything is ground together into a fine flour. 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. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 1/4 tsp yeast 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? For instance using a preferment generally gave good structure to bread. Sure. Iam planing to make ready to cook chapathies for costumers. Cake flour: Finer than all-purpose flour, cake flour is made entirely from soft wheat. 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. Stone grinding breaks the starch sufficiently to release extra sweetness while burning it slightly to give added flavor to Indian flat breads. In summary: Thanks. I have gathered some information on the models. I often use 90%, occupationally 100% (weight). Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Most of the nutrition differences among wheat varieties are driven by environmental conditions, such as weather, soil composition, drought etc.. There are many outlets where you can get it. Thank you for this Suguna. 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. I have seen durum and soft wheat in HK. Had bought a pack of whole wheat flour from the market in Hong Kong. © 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. If you sift the whole wheat flour made using the Chakki method of grinding. Atta is a little light brownish in color whereas all purpose flour is white. Sharbati atta comes exclusively from the state of Madhya Pradesh. You only kneaded the bread for 4 minutes. Hi Suguna , According to some of the samples distributed by me, the people are saying that the chapatti is better than sharbati. Hoping things fall in place for you. It was a disaster, any idea why is that. This was eye opening. It however, rolls easily, without springing back (elastic dough springs back after rolling). I have had similar failed results and was wondering why it turned out the way it does. thank you and look forward for a favorable reply. And this article help me a lot to gather knowledge. 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. N she tried making chapathi with it. 3. Thanks for writing in. Mix till all incorporated above and And what is the best wheat to make flour? For example Hard red winter wheat has upto 3 bran genes. Goes out to show your passion really! Grinding your own wheat flour can help make decent wheat loaves. I crazy love knives. I use nutrimill for grinding wheat, rye and spelt (others are possible) and I am very satisfied with it. But 70% is starch. Why? I don’t mean banana bread or a fruit loaf, but ordinary salty bread. Thanks. It is indeed, true that both of them are different as far as their constituents are concerned. Thank you!! I wanted to know why. Great article! Stay safe! I found your site accidentally and I am starting to like the uniqueness of it. It’s so much better than the Canadian All Purpose flour which is great for cakes and yeast breads. In the west you could substitute plain white flour. I use 3/4 cup Atta and 1/4 cup whole wheat flour to make Rotis. 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 … Btw, my grandmother was called Kannammal, it’s such a sweet name! Also Indian wheat is light in color! However, be careful not to add too much liquid. 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%. Explained everything clearly. Its advantage: It absorbs liquids such as milk or water much more slowly, so the dough remains more stable during the baking process. I don’t know the type of wheat used in making the Indian Atta flour and how it compares to the Canadian wheat. Plz suggest d proper brand name it will be helpful for me thanks. Are roller mills available for the home? This way, the dough still has energy for a good rise without adding more vital wheat gluten. there is no brand here. Which one do you suggest I try so I don’t fail miserably. Hi mam, Durum Atta Flour Durum Wheat Flour & Wheat Bran Blend. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. 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. Your input is much appreciated. 95% “triticum aestivum” or the common bread wheat If I want to make my own atta in USA what kind of wheat to buy? The dough must come clean from the sides during the final stages of mixing. Hello On the contrary the Atta Flour (Chakki Atta) is stone ground into a very fine powder. Atta is notoriously difficult to make bread with. chapati comes next best. All-purpose flour has between eight and 11 percent protein, while bread flour contains between 12 to 14 percent. Many recipes specify KA all purpose flour, which is 11.7% protein. India produces mostly 3 kinds of wheat. I just had a customer call and ask me about it and how to use it in tortillas. Neil, Hi Neil, The chakki ground flour doesn’t work well for bread. It can be used for making roti and parathas and this gives a much softer result than the traditional atta flour, but it … Well done. I am also an avid cook and recently bought my Komo Fidibus XL mill and was hunting for the right kind of Wheat to use for my chappati when I came across your article. its almost onerous to argue with you (not that I really would wantHaHa). This has cleared up a lot of questions for me, thanks! Hi Shankar, All the recipes in US websites use Arthur Mill or other brand whole wheat flour. So lets first try to understand how Indian milling is done. 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. Very useful & informative. You understand a lot The moisture absorption is more in chakki flour than in normal whole wheat flour. Atta from these flours is low in carbohydrate content that makes it effective to maintain blood sugar levels. I need a favor from you. This process is called Chakki grinding and both the endosperm and bran is finely milled. Wheat flour types are the basic wheat flour, all-purpose flour, bread flour, pastry flour, cake flour, whole wheat flour, and self-rising flour. If you have any other suggestions do let me know. The high potash content in the soil, low humidity and rain irrigation results in wheat that is naturally 1-2 per cent higher in protein content than the normal 10-12 percent elsewhere. Iam willing to start wheat flour bussiness. Though India has very good Wheat and Sharbatti atta, we lost some nutrition and vitamins in the milling process. I can grind 1 kg of wheat berries in about 4-5 minutes. Chakki is nothing but a pair of stones, of which, one is stationery and other is a rotating stone. May I know where can you I get the normal flour and also high protien floor. I bake with atta flour, and have found that grain milled at small local mills or bought from smaller stores just don’t have the gluten levels needed for fluffy loaves. I like Japanese knifes, Masamoto, Aritsugu and Sakai Takayuki are my favs, Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee and my new mentor is Marc Vetri. 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? 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. You may hire a hotel/food consultant. http://www.kannammacooks.com/contact/. So will you help me out if i send you the sample of the flour. Whole wheat bread is always dense. But don’t stop there. Again the flour might not be chakki ground. Sad thing is I’m pretty positive Indian wheat is GMO. Its equally important like the protein. But it has less damage to the starch and protein in the flour as it cuts the flour into small particles. If only we can get a perfect recipe to fix this since it is the only thing available in the stores. Happy Cooking. I decided to go by chakki atta. Hope you have good success in grinding your own flour. can any body let me know that how we can make the multigrain atta? I, like you, have found that it does not always work perfectly. I have used bran in making muffins but not bread. Al says. Liz. Have you tried using Western whole wheat flour to make chapattis? Have a wonderful weekend! This article gives a lot of clarity. Atta flour is not actually a 'type of flour'. So what is whole hard white wheat? Thank you for sharing such a great article on Atta – it is very well explained. I have just talked about the milling techniques. All-purpose flour is formulated to have a medium gluten content of around 12 percent or so. The culprit to bad loaves is the flour. how interesting! desires too search out out about this topic. Very interesting and well researched and thanks for the same. The Difference Between Bread Flour and All-Purpose Flour . All my doubts about wheat milling cleared, Loved your very informative article on wheat. "Atta" actually means "flour" in most East Indian dialects. 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. Excellent Madam!. In your experience, which makes better bread — coarse or fine flour? High gluten white flour – less kneading and let it double before forming into a loaf I have also failed twice in making whole wheat bread.. I used my own sourdough starter and the same recipe I use with whole wheat flour. All purpose flour and Plain flour are two kinds of flour that serve different purposes. My attempts to make an artisanal no knead bread with a crusty top using Indian Sehore whole wheat flour have been disastrous. Then with liberally floured hands and surface mix I share recipes gathered from my friends and family here. I understand that there are many models in the market based on the grinding technology. I am searching from last 2 years … i tried all most all indian flour When baked, the starch absorbs the water and gets fat or swollen. Very well researched .Thanks for sharing. That is the reason why indian atta is lighter in color and milder in flavor. I tried Ashirwad and Pillsbury, and both came out like bonda (texture). 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 What is the best name brand to buy? First, the endosperm (starch) is separated from the bran and the germ. Indian Gov portal says, Indian wheat is largely medium hard, medium protein wheat which is similar to the USA Hard white wheat. It also results in considerable damage to the protein in comparison to other milling techniques. 2 cups atta Thank you Shankar. Works great for me. I am not happy with it 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. Can u suggest me some other article or book about indian wheat flour. Learn how your comment data is processed. After a lot of research I am posting this article so it might be helpful to all bread bakers in India. It is also widespread in Pakistan. All-purpose wheat flour: At 11/12% protein, all-purpose flour works OK for pasta, but will need a bit more kneading to achieve a stronger gluten network. I found that I can still use it for making bread by using 50-50 Atta and All-purpose flour. It makes the most fabulous bread ever. Very informative, thank you. There is a history of leavened bread here and whether fluffy white or wholemeal, it has good crust and texture. 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. Hi Suguna, Thanks for this post. I bought a 10 kg bag of atta flour from a supermarket because it was on sale for 60% off So I thought it doesn’t hurt to buy it even though I am not Indian, and figure out how to finish using it up later. Now uncover and continue baking for 20/25 mins till deep golden crust is formed. The bread dough does not have the gluten strength that all-purpose flour has and the dough can be broken into pieces with ease. i tried 24 mantra’s whole wheat flour without adding gluten and was not satisfied with the loaves. Please share some more. Your explanation of the Indian milling process and the variety of wheat is incredibly informative. its very informative blog…Thanks Suguna for sharing such a wonderful blog..i tried your recipe with the Best Chakki Atta and it came out well.. I have been making ” Indian ” cuisine for over 50 years now and within that span making chapai’s I was just reading up about how to make 100% WW bread in Bangalore when I came across your article. However, a month ago when the NTUC was out of stock, I purchased the Aashivaad flour (as pictured on your site) from a little shop owner and tried that. 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? You rock Suguna. I use below Your post has answered many of my questions.. Nice stuff, simply nice! Will try Sharbati whole wheat flour and report back. They all come out, as you say, rather dense and crumby. That will help to a great extent. If you want to know anything, kindly feel free to revert anytime. So I add a little bit of vital wheat gluten to make it “wonder bread” fluffy. Liz. You can actually allow the dough to rest for a couple of hours without so much rising if you use a weaker (homemade) yeast. I’ve tried baking with the sharbati flour (again not no-knead)before with acceptable results. I was looking for solid info about atta because I love it but couldn’t find good explanations, and this is helpful. All I can say is that if you really want to understand how to make bread, it is very possible to spend years in doing research. I didn’t know I could also find it in Food Basics. What a great article! 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. Have you ever used wheat bran ? If you cannot find all-purpose flour, try using maida or atta or a mixture of them. 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. Whole wheat bread and roti are all made using the same wheat kernel. 1 tbsp sugar This makes it a good middle-of-the-road flour that can be used for a whole range of baking, from crusty bread to cookies to fine cakes and pastries. • Add 1 to 2 T. of additional liquid per cup of flour in the recipe. Wow what a wonderfully educational post, thank you for all your research and hardworking on this, I am new to chapati making and was using regular whole wheat flour from US stores and was wondering why it was not turning out right in flavor or texture. Required fields are marked *. Thank you! Swapping equal amounts results in baked goods that are too dense with an offputting flavor. However, it should not be confused with self-raising flour. I write a blog called notestoself.in and would like to interview and feature you for a new section i’m starting. It came out great. We tried baking bread last week and faced the same problem. How does Indian aata compare to white whole wheat and whole wheat pastry flour? Durum flour: Since it has the highest protein content of any flour, durum flour … I’ve been trying hard to understand the differences between the whole wheat in the US and India. But I think the chakki atta is not a common process of milling anymore. All Purpose Flour vs Plain Flour. I even take this flour with me when I travel for holidays. After 10 minutes in the mixer you knead by hand so you develop the “feel” of what good dough is supposed to feel like. Atta or Chakki Atta is a finely ground whole wheat flour, produced in India. I would explain the science behind the kneading process, but I don’t want to confuse you. Don’t forget you need a serrated knife for cutting the bread. Can we substitute lost Wheat starch in grinding with equal amount of Corn Starch? It’s all about the taste! This is great for chapattis, but I’m still experimenting with bread made of various combinations of atta, millets, oats, etc. 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. February 24, 2015 by Suguna Vinodh 131 Comments, (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}). We give wheat to grind in the mill in india. cover and put aside at room temperature for around 11-18 hours. Thinking of the reason.. 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. Because of this starch damage and protein loss, breads made out of 100%  chakki atta is dense and dry like the picture below. All purpose flour is only used sometimes to make food which is fancy and not everyday food as it is not considered very healthy. Reply. sorry. In most cooking uses you may substitute whole wheat for all-purpose flour without issue. Looks like you have gluten intolerance. Thanks a lot for this! Plz reply, Dear madam then which brand flour i shold use for making sourdough breads ? Sharbati Atta Chapatis are really nice. Need your valuable advice for selecting kind of atta, please suggest. Fortunately, even a normal person can make easy recipes with no such knowledge- good luck! 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%). Cos this way we select the wheat but the mill has similar machines for all grinding? Why is it dense and crumbly? It’s used to make flatbreads such as chapati, roti, naan, paratha and puri. And there are also hand grinders. 2. Very informative article Suguna. ( Log Out /  Now that you have done so much study on this , I would like to use your knowledge to buy the appropriate mill. View all posts by Liz. Mainly it will be use to make chapatis. I live in usa ,bought a stone flour mill. So chapatis might be hard. You use store bought yeast. thank you , Thats a very useful piece of information!! 1 and 3/4 cup water you can add gram flour (besan), barley powder and maize flour.mix as per require taste. Btw, I also like Ilayaraja but MSV is my favorite(that’s probably due to my age). Many households in India grind their own flour in a nearby mill. Great article amazing information.. thank you. Roller milling results in 5% to 6% starch damage whereas chakki milling results in 11% to 13% starch damage. 1. 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. 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. I’ve been wondering about this for so long, with my bread in India never coming out like my bread in the US. I live in Bombay. But you will have to add vital gluten to get airy bread. I live in Bangalore too and would like to connect with you. The North American whole wheat flour is milled using steel rollers. Thanks. Hello! After the dough rises (not double- this is foolish for weak (low gluten) flour then you knead by hand before forming into a loaf to further develop the gluten. Wheat varieties are called "soft" or "weak" if gluten content is low, and are called "hard" or "strong" if they have high gluten content. Was this due to the protein and starch damage referred to in your article? Sorry about that. I’m Suguna, a former financial analyst, now a full-time food blogger. The famous and unique Indian Sharbati wheat. Sunita Mehra. In comparison to white flour? You undoubtedly put a brand new spin on a topic thats been written aout for years. I’ll definitely come back for more! 1. Links are allowed when clear credit is given to myfavourite pastime.com with appropriate and specific direction to the original content. https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/canada-food-guide/resources/healthy-eating-recommendations/eat-a-variety/whole-grain/get-facts.html Food Basics sells Chakki Atta flour from India. Bread - Atta. The leavening agent sour dough starter takes a few days to ferment.For diabetic patients sour dough bread is best. 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! 3. My Favorite things include my Wusthof knife, Coffee, Ilayaraja, Tamil and beaches. We have a big “Patels” super market with an entire asle devoted to flours. Although the  Chakki Atta flour is good for making flat breads, it’s not good for making yeast breads. Works great for me. All-purpose flour is a mixture of both hard and soft wheat and has from eight to eleven per cent of gluten and can be used for many popular recipes and is also known in many countries as plain flour, so they are really synonyms.. Try getting the wheat berries and grind it with your local miller. I tried ashirvad atta… pilsbury and what not…HELP …. As a Pakistani living in the Philippines and trying to find the right flour for my mother’s visit, I have to commend you for the insight and detailed information. I don’t know the type of wheat used in making the Indian Atta flour and how it compares to the Canadian wheat. 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. I’m learning about Indian cuisine, especially the breads. You should be able to locate one in your neighborhood for sure. I do not know how chapati is healthy but whole wheat bread ( no additional chemicals added ) is not. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I am a flour manufacturer and i have worked on a new wheat for whole wheat flour. 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. My experience anything less than 75% hydration is too dry for whole wheat bread. I am also curious as to why rotis turn out awfully dense and chewy using American whole wheat. I am passionate about South Indian food. Even though all-purpose flour is a good general flour, most professional bakers don't use all-purpose flour. I always wondered why the Atta looks different (colour) from the whole wheat flour. Atta, egg, milk, salt, and yogurt. Surprisingly my mom who is a curious person when it comes to cooking. Is the average gluten content of Indian bread flours published? 1 tbsp salt 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? I want to make white bread. Maybe you use store bought yeast, while I use homemade yeast (mother). do you add gluten to get your light and airy whole wheat bread? Thank u. It is grown for the simple reason that there is no water for irrigation available here, so mostly it is rain fed or maximum one irrigation through bore-wells. The main difference between Indian whole wheat Atta flour and the normal whole wheat flour from North America is in the milling process and the type of wheat used. 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 had always attributed it to a lack of temperature control with smaller brands, and had actually bought an ancient stone chakki to be able to mill wheat slowly… but your roller mill theory makes a lot more sense. Thanks! Why my atta bread just doesn’t work the way I want it to? I am a novice farmer, looking into grinding my own flour and pressing my own oil — that’s how I stumbled on your blog. 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