White poha or flattened white rice is made from white rice which is flattened into flat, light, dry flakes originating from the Indian subcontinent. Rice is parboiled before flattening so that it can be consumed with very little to no cooking.
Thick beaten rice absorbs more liquids and hence retains the flavors. Other popular names are Rice flakes, flattened rice, beaten rice, and poha. Very easy to cook and is convenient to make a variety of quick snacks. Easy to digest.