Rice Flakes*** This is an instant Rice that has been cooked, pressed and dried.*** This Rice is popular in Indian Quick Meals, for breakfast and snacks. *** Just wash and Steam*** Good for Cereals in breakfast*** Flattened rice (also called beaten rice) is a dehusked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes. ***These flakes of rice swell when added to liquid, whether hot or cold, as they absorb water, milk or any other liquids. *** One common use of rice flakes is to create a simple dessert that is somewhat similar to the rice pudding commonly served in Western countries. ***This approach involves adding milk and sugar to the rice flakes and allowing them to steep in the mixture for a short time. ***The consistency of the finished dish is somewhat like that of cooked oatmeal.