It is a thin Indian wafer made out of rice. It is also described as a cracker or flatbread. It is eaten as an accompaniment to a meal, as a snack and as croutons in soups.
They contain a very high carbohydrate content at about 70-80%, along with 8% proteins and very low to negligible fat content. They also have low dietary fibre content. They provide approximately 130 calories in a 100-gram portion and do not contain significant amounts of micronutrients.