It is the powdery food material flour made from the tuberous roots of the cassava plant, which in the process of its manufacture is changed into dry edible. It has a pleasantly sour taste that is great for soaking - when you add cold water, room temperature water or milk and eaten as a cereal.
It contains moderate amounts of vitamin A, vitamin B, thiamin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, folates and pyridoxine. In addition to that, it also contains minerals like manganese, iron, and zinc. It contains proteins and some essential vitamins. It is gluten free.