Beaten rice a lactose-free, fat-free and heart-friendly food.
Beaten rice is a good source of 11 essential vitamins and minerals including iron.
As the flakes are usually pounded using an iron mortar and pestle, the process boosts the iron content.
Rice flakes are very easy to cook and can make a meal in minutes. First wash the beaten rice in water and then soak for 10 minutes. Strain using a strainer and use as required to make sweet or savory snacks.
Beaten rice or Poha, made from rice flakes, is an easy-to-cook, light and nutritious snack that is often had for breakfast or brunch. Poha also makes a wonderful supper or a potluck dish.
Beaten rice or Poha, when garnished with coconut, fresh tomatoes and cilantro, the vibrant red, green and white against the brilliant yellow of the turmeric-infused poha never fails to excite your taste buds. While poha tastes just as good with curds and pickles, you can add extra zing to it by serving with Mint-Coriander Chutney!
Beaten rice or Poha can be used for preparing soft-cooked, energy-packed weaning food.
Beaten rice or Poha can also be toasted and seasoned to make chiwda.
Beaten rice or Poha are used to make creamy puddings and savory bakes too.
Beaten rice or Poha may be eaten raw like cereals, mixed with milk or yoghurt and fruit, or boiled like oatmeal.
Add Beaten rice or Poha to your gravies; it will act like corn flour to thicken the food.