To see grains of rice in your dream is a symbol of success, prosperity, luck, fertility and warm friendships. To dream that you are cooking rice signifies that new responsibilities could bring you much joy. To see rice mixed with dirt in your dream signifies illness and separation from friends. Other cereal crops such as maize, wheat and corn have a shared symbolic significance when they appear in dreams, one that emphasizes the message denoted by the harvest of dream fruit (see VEGETABLES AND FRUIT).
If the crop appeared healthy and plentiful and you enjoyed eating or tasting it in your dream, this is a reflection of your optimism that will reap a rich harvest or rewards in waking life. But if the crop was blighted or scarce, you are probably unconsciously aware that there are hard times ahead.... The Element Encyclopedia