A tropical starchy tuber endemic to Indonesia, most often ground and used in its powdered form. This powder can be used in both savory and sweet dishes, often acting as a thickening agent for sauces and doughs. It can also provide a gluten-free alternative to other flours.

Arrowroot has a great collection of B vitamins including folate and B6, these are accompanied by a wide variety of minerals including iron and copper.

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Water80.75 g
Energy65 kcal
3 %
Protein4.24 g
Fats0.2 g
Carbs13.39 g
Fiber1.3 g
Sugars0 g
Calcium6 mg
Iron2.22 mg
15 %
Magnesium25 mg
7 %
Phosphorus98 mg
8 %
Potassium454 mg
10 %
Sodium26 mg
2 %
Zinc0.63 mg
7 %
Copper0.121 mg
14 %
Manganese0.174 mg
11 %
Selenium0.7 µg
1 %
Vit C1.9 mg
3 %
Thiamin0.143 mg
14 %
Riboflavin0.059 mg
6 %
Niacin1.693 mg
12 %
Vit B60.266 mg
22 %
Folate338 µg
85 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A1 µg
Vit E0 mg
Vit D0 µg
Vit K0 µg
Sat Fat0.039 g
Mono Fat0.004 g
Poly Fat0.092 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg