They are round, flat, dried crisps, or fryums made out of rice, fried in oil that gives a crouching crisp. They can be eaten as a starter or can be consumed as a meal accompanist and snack foods.
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 fiber content. They provide approximately 130 calories in a 100-gram portion and do not contain significant amounts of micronutrients.