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Brown Rice Poha

Also Known As : Flattened rice, Beaten rice, Desi Poha, Brown Rice Flakes


Usage Tips

  1. Brown rice poha is used in making breakfast dishes and snacks dishes.
  2. Store them in a dry airtight container.

Common names and forms

  1. Brown Rice Flake


Poha is flattened rice ,where rice is beaten into flat, light, dry flakes. Brown rice poha is made by using brown rice. These flakes of rice swell when added to liquid, as they absorb water, milk or any other liquid they are added to. It is thicker than the regular poha, hence it has to be soaked with enough water. It is used in Indian cuisine.

Health benefits

  • Brown rice poha contains fiber that helps to lower the risk of heart disease.(1)
  • They also help to lower cholesterol and regulate blood sugar levels.(1)
  • They contain minerals like iron which improves appetite.(1)
  • They also contain potassium which reduces the risk of kidney stones.(1)
  • Zinc present in Brown rice poha increases immunity and fights colds.(1)

Selection Guide

Make sure that they are not too powdery, though some crumbling is inevitable.

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