The difference between glutinous rice flour and flour is as follows:
Flour is wheat flour, usually used to make steamed stuffed buns, dumplings, noodles, steamed bread, cakes, etc..
Glutinous rice flour is rice seeds as a variant of glutinous rice powder, also called Jiang Rice noodles, is the raw material, Glutinous Rice Balls.
Both in shape, water solubility, feel, viscosity are different.
The flour look darker, more rough; especially the so-called glutinous rice flour of glutinous rice flour is white.
The flour is rough, astringent feeling; glutinous rice powder and smooth feel soft.
Flour dough is elastic, not soluble in water, leaving gluten. The glutinous rice is loose and fragile, and completely dispersed after washing.
The flour with cold water easily transferred into the dough, and glutinous rice flour have Jindao; use boiling water boiled and then adding some raw glutinous Rice noodles together knead dough is easy to crack, obvious lack of stickiness; this is because the difference of starch structure between two kinds of wheat and rice have different.