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Cassava Flour Tortillas (Gluten-Free Tortillas)


These cassava flour tortillas are the most effective gluten-free and grain-free tortilla recipe. They’re tender, barely chewy, and completely foldable for all of your favorites –  tacos, fajitas, quesadillas, wraps – you identify it!

Cassava flour tortillas layered on top of each other

Enjoyable truth – this cassava flour tortilla recipe got here to fruition after chatting with the proprietor of Oka’s Bakery in Canggu, Bali years in the past! It was there that I discovered of the flexibility of cassava flour in baking and cooking (cassava flour is closely utilized in Indonesia). It’s used to make chips, muffins, breads, and naturally, tortillas.

Impressed by my Bali journey, I examined this cassava flour tortilla recipe again and again after I returned residence, till it tasted similar to what I’d loved in Bali! And whereas I is perhaps biased, I feel these do-it-yourself tortillas are higher than any store-bought variations as nicely. They mimic that tender, pliable, chewy texture all of us love, and style totally scrumptious – all because of cassava flour. Bonus, you may make a batch and freeze it for later use (howdy meal prep). 

Ingredients for cassava flour tortillas on a table

Cassava Flour Tortilla Substances 

Other than cassava flour, there’s just a few different components you’ll have to deliver these tortillas to life. 

  • Cassava Flour: After plenty of testing, I’ve discovered that this flour is the most effective – and closest to what I utilized in Bali. In any other case, your dough is perhaps a bit gritty or sticky. 
  • Baking Soda: Like with most baked items, simply ¼ teaspoon is required to assist the dough rise. 
  • Cream of Tartar: It’s utilized in baked items as a leavening agent and provides slightly extra fluff to the tortillas. If you happen to don’t have cream of tartar, you may go away it off. The tortillas will nonetheless end up positive! 
  • Oil: You should utilize nearly any oil or fats on this recipe. Palm shortening was used within the authentic recipe (as that’s what was utilized in Bali). However you should utilize olive oil, butter, or ghee as nicely.
  • Heat Water: Be sure the water you employ is barely heat. It will assist make the kneading course of a lot simpler for the dough to type!

Discover the printable recipe with measurements beneath

How To Make Cassava Flour Tortillas

To make these tortillas, all you want is a big mixing bowl and a non-stick pan or griddle. However to make the method much more environment friendly, I extremely advocate getting this tortilla press. Your tortillas will end up extra evenly sized – in diameter and thickness. In any other case, the remaining is as straightforward as they arrive!

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