Rice is the single most important crop occupying 34 percent of the total cultivated area in Sri Lanka. It is one of the famous in the cuisine of Sri Lanka, which is usually consumed daily, can be found at any special occasion, along with spicy curries.
Wheat is the second most produced food among the cereal crops, while rice ranks third. Wheat grain is a staple food used to make flour for leavened, flat and steamed breads, cookies, cakes, pasta, noodles and couscous.
Rice noodles are most commonly used in the cuisines of East and Southeast Asia, and are available fresh, frozen, or dried, in various shapes and thicknesses. Rice noodles are noodles that are made from rice.