Maida has been linked with diabetes and known to cause blood sugar imbalances, have negative influence on Insulin. Consuming maida makes people become prone to kidney stone and heart disease. Maida contains anti-nutrients which can affect the digestive process.
maida is popular in a white color, bleached with benzoyl peroxide,
It is not easy to find special cake flour where I live. Wheat flour contains gluten which will result in hard cakes.
Now, considering the fact that I won't mind a bit chewy cakes, what other flours other than Wheat have lowest gluten which can be used to make a bit chewy cakes?
I just saw a muffin in market whose ingredients contained "corn flour". That muffin was not extremely soft, it was just a bit chewy. So, corn flour can be used instead of maida? What else?