Finding a potato starch substitute can be easy or difficult, depending on how familiar you are with this ingredient, so there are times when the hunt for an alternative can become an ordeal.
But don’t get discouraged. All problems in the kitchen have their solutions, and you’ll find that some common foodstuffs can often replace an elusive ingredient in your pantry or refrigerator.
Have you remembered the article I wrote about tarragon and garam masala? Many people thought that they couldn’t be substituted, but with a little creativity and intuition, I was able to come up with alternatives to these ingredients. Of course, I had my chef friends to help me out with the brainstorming process!
At this point, it is safe to say that potato starch has several viable replacements. You just need to know how potato starch works in your recipes and see what other ingredients can replicate its effects.
But if you are unsure about searching for them yourself, then allow me to do all the dirty work for you. I have listed below some of the best alternatives for potato starch.Continue reading