We all know Rice is a staple food but it has other uses as well:
Starch: Rice starch is used in making ice cream, custard powder, puddings, gel, distillation of potable alcohol, etc.
Rice bran: It is used in confectionery products like bread, snacks, cookies and biscuits. The defatted bran is also used as cattle feed, organic fertilizer (compost), and medicinal purpose and in wax making.
Rice bran oil: Rice bran oil is used as edible oil, in soap and fatty acids manufacturing. It is also used in cosmetics, synthetic fibers, detergents and emulsifiers. It is nutritionally superior and provides better protection to heart.
Flaked rice: It is made from parboiled rice and used in many preparations.
Puffed rice: It is made from paddy and used as whole for eating.
Parched rice: It is made from parboiled rice and is easily digestible.
Rice husk: It is used as a fuel, in board and paper manufacturing, packing and building materials and as an insulator. It is also used for compost making and chemical derivatives.
Rice broken: It is used for making food item like breakfast cereals, baby foods, rice flour, noodles, rice cakes, etc. and also used as a poultry feed.
Rice straw: Mainly used as animal feed, fuel, mushroom bed, for mulching in horticultural crops and in preparation of paper and compost.
Paddy as a seed: The paddy is used as seed.