Watla, a distinct category of Riceis widely used in India. Better known as broken rice or ground rice, they are the fragments of rice grain obtained from milling. It has high calorific value and is low in fiber content.
Watla Rice is equally nutritious as the rice as it is separated after the polishing phase. They are a promising source of carbohydrates. If you don’t want to spend too much on rice flour or planning low-key meals, you may choose Watla rice. No worries if you’re running low with your budget, you can still savor toor dal, kadhi or gravy with watla rice. In short, it is an alternative to rice so you can utilize as a replacement to the same.
Brewing industry also reaps the benefit of watla where it is mixed with barley for producing arak. Besides this, it is a raw material for rice flour. Watla Rice is used in baby food, breakfast cereals, rice wine, rice liqueur, sake, and prepackaged and canned foods.