Buyer's guide

Millet flour is available in health food shops or Asian grocers.


Use within a few weeks of opening. Red millet flour should be refrigerated.


Millet flour contains very little gluten, so is often combined with wheat flour, cornflour or tapioca starch before use. In Europe, Eastern Europe and China, it is made into porridge, unleavened breads and tarts. In India, all three varieties are used in making flatbreads.