How Do You Make Rice Flour Tortillas?
If you’re allergic to wheat or if you can’t tolerate products containing gluten, rice flour provides a suitable alternative for making foods such as tortillas. You can choose from white or brown rice flour. Although both types have high amounts of protein, brown rice flour contains higher levels of fiber, iron and B vitamins. It also has a nuttier flavor and a rough texture. White rice flour provides a lighter, smoother texture. You can use whichever type you prefer in most recipes involving rice flour. Step 1 Mix the rice flour, xanthan gum, sugar and salt in a bowl. Add the eggs, water and olive oil to the bowl and mix well. Step 2 Fill the 1/3-cup measuring cup with the mixture. Pour it into a nonstick medium-sized frying pan. Tilt the pan from side to side and front back to spread the mixture evenly over the bottom of the pan. Step 3 Set the stove to medium-high heat. Place the pan on the burner and keep it there until the edges of the tortilla start to rise up. Step 4 Slide a spat