Maida is refined wheat flour and is used for a variety of baked dishes as well as for making dumplings. Being refined it looses ample nutrients in the milling process. Maida contains a high amount of calories. If you are diabetic you can substitute Maida with quinoa flour to achieve the same results. Maida can be used in many recipes to make desserts, baked items and more.
Maida or refined flour is the main ingredient for a variety of flatbreads, rotis, paranthas as well as baked products like cakes, quiches, loaves and puddings.