Avalakki or Flattened rice is a flaky delight, the thickness of which varies between almost translucently thin to nearly 4X thinner than a normal rice grain.
When added to any edible liquid (like milk, water, etc) they absorb it to swell-up in size.
It’s distinct red color is due to the presence of chilli powder.
This humble & versatile food is often paired with other other ingredients to produce sumptuous dishes.
Also, it has a whole bunch of health benefits – it regulates sugar levels, acts as a probiotic, & is loaded with iron. If you’re on the hunt for a wonder-food that is filling & yet light on the stomach, then look no further.