Broken rice has an interesting description of cheaper grade rice manufactured from the damage produced in milling. Due to different texture of broken rice, it is usually soft and smooth compared to normal grains.
This rice though is from the remains of milling process it has a great intact of nutrition and other energy supplements.
Broken rice is mainly used to make puddings and gruels. Since gruels are easy to digest, this makes it a source for instant energy. It is suitable even for people with gluten allergies as broken rice is gluten- free.
Broken rice has its origin from the country of Vietnam. It is also known as Com tam in which Com is called as cooked rice and tam refers to broken rice grains.