Coconut flour is made from dried and ground coconut kernel and is mostly produced as a by-product of coconut milk production.
Free of Gluten, coconut flour is a white or off-white flour commonly used in the food industry as a substitute for wheat flour. Since coconut flour is thicker than wheat flour and retains more liquid recipes has to be adjusted when producing food products with coconut flour for specialized diet requirements.
Despite its anomalies, coconut flour has more fat, protein, and fibre. Iron is the primary mineral present in coconut flour, making it a good source of iron for people on vegan or vegetarian diets.