Future Foods Sticky rice is a type of rice, which is cultivated mostly in Asian countries. Sticky rice is also known as “Glutinous Rice” because of its consistency when cooked. It is a satisfying dish that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and even dinner. Sticky rice is actually the name of a type of rice and not of a particular dish. Its composition is unique in that the rice becomes sticky when it is cooked. The name might be misleading. In fact, many think that sticky rice contains a large amount of gluten. This is not necessarily true. White sticky rice has little to no gluten, but the whole grain variety tends to have trace amounts of it. Sticky rice is use to make sweet treats and snacks. Sticky rice is sometimes ground into a fine powder, which is then used to make a sort of cereal. It is sweetened with sugar or honey, and mixed with milk for breakfast. Other countries prefer to serve it as a side dish or make Spanish rice.