Rice that has been parboiled and then rolled, flattened, and dried to produce flakes. The flakes come in different thicknesses depending on the pressure used in the flattening process. Rice flakes are found in many Asian markets and specialty shops Rice flakes are small about 2mm long flat and greyish white in colour. They have uneven edges and a rough texture. They are extremely light. Rice flakes have no particular aroma and a bland gentle taste. Depending on the method of cooking they can be soft or crunchy.