A quick fix breakfast

@allknowing (111090)
India
January 23, 2023 5:25pm CST
Beaten rice or flattened rice comes in handy if one wants a quick fix breakfast. That is what I ate yesterday You just mix it with scraped coconut, jaggery, a little of ghee and cardamom powder. Flattened rice can be used for making several other snacks and those take longer such as one makes adding boiled potatoes - taking some cooking time. Our pantry always has flattened rice. One can even pour some hot milk with sugar and eat it just as one would eat porridge. Image credit:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Poha.jpg
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@much2say (50536)
• Los Angeles, California
24 Jan
I love all kinds of rice . . . but I've never had "flattened" rice. I imagine it is like our rolled oats - but of rice texture and flavor of course. Do you flatten it, or do you buy it like that?
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@much2say (50536)
• Los Angeles, California
24 Jan
@allknowing Without cooking ? Interesting. I wonder if we can get that at our Indian markets - we have several around (I need to learn more about Indian foods!).
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
We get that processed in stores. There are two types thin and thick. I always go for the thin variety as it can be eaten without cooking
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
@much2say The thicker variety is used in cooking but what I used is the thinner variety that you see in the photo. You can make sweet laddoos using this variety
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@snowy22315 (149391)
• United States
24 Jan
It sounds interesting. I have had rice for breakfast before.
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@snowy22315 (149391)
• United States
24 Jan
@allknowing No just regular white rice
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
What type of rice? This is flattened rice which is available in stores It is boiled and flattened.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
@snowy22315 For this snack we do not have to cook it - just put together ingredients.
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@shaggin (64986)
• United States
23 Jan
It is a sweet dish to way you make it? I’m picturing kind of like a flavored oatmeal we have here.
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@shaggin (64986)
• United States
24 Jan
@allknowing ohh okay I was thinking the jaggery makes it creamy. I can’t recall what jaggery is. I do remember you writing about this flattened rice stuff before and at that time it was the first I had heard of it. It’s so neat to learn new things from other areas.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
@shaggin myLot has more than just earning money We all learn from each other.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
23 Jan
This is a dry snack unlike your oatmeal. But yes flattened rice can be had with milk and sugar as well
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@RebeccasFarm (84702)
• Wheat Ridge, Colorado
25 Jan
I had never even heard of flattened rice.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
25 Jan
Now you heard about it. It is available in stores - rice that is boiled and processed to get it flattened
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@LadyDuck (426959)
• Switzerland
24 Jan
I keep oat in my pantry, I have the feeling that flattened rice can be used the same way.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
It can be but it soaks fast and becomes paste.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
25 Jan
@LadyDuck I have taken Quaker oats but got fed up eventually (lol)
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@LadyDuck (426959)
• Switzerland
25 Jan
@allknowing It takes three minutes to cook oat, it is really fast. The fine oat becomes a paste, but we do not like that.
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@Tampa_girl7 (50148)
• United States
23 Jan
My husband likes milk and sugar on rice. He ate it a lot when i first met him.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
23 Jan
When you say rice was it flattened as you see in the photo?
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@Tampa_girl7 (50148)
• United States
24 Jan
@allknowing No, i don’t think that I’ve ever seen it flat.
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
@Tampa_girl7 I think you get this only in India unless you visit an Indian store there
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@cacay1 (79625)
• Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
24 Jan
That's looks so tasty and yummy. I haven't tasted such like that.
@JudyEv (300898)
• Rockingham, Australia
24 Jan
I've never seen flattened rice but then I've never looked for it either.
@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
@JudyEv You can decide to be adventurous and go search for ingredients!!
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@allknowing (111090)
• India
24 Jan
It is available here but not sure if you can get it there unless you visit some Indian stores.
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@JudyEv (300898)
• Rockingham, Australia
24 Jan
@allknowing We do have a variety of specialist stores now but, not being adventurous cooks, we rarely visit them.
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