- Tapioca starch and tapioca flour are the same. It is a staple food item in India and other tropical areas. Tapioca is a rich source of carbohydrates.
- Tapioca has a neutral flavor and strong gelling power, making it effective as a thickening agent in both sweet and savory foods. The consistency of cooked tapioca is thick and sticky. It has a texture similar to that of corn starch.