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Type Higashi
Place of origin Japan
Main ingredients Rice (or wheat flour or barley flour)
Variations Senbei, arare, kaki no tane, okaki
Cookbook: Beika  Media: Beika

In Japanese, beika (米菓) describes a higashi (dry Japanese confectionery) that is made out of rice. Major types include:

Furthermore, some types of senbei may use wheat flour or barley flour instead of rice flour, for example tansan senbei, nanbu senbei, and kawara senbei.

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