Rice Varieties

Arcot Kitchili

Background

The variety is named after the place in which it is traditionally cultivated namely the Arcot area of Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It also describes how the grains appear – like the fruit of a citrus variety Kitchili. It is widely cultivated in Arani, Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai and Tindivanam districts.

Therapeutic Properties

Intake of rice increases the milk yield in lactating women and improves the health of the mother after delivery. Its hay helps to increase the milk yield of cow and to improve immunity

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for the South Indian meal

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Seasons

It is cultivated both during Samba (July 15th to January 14th) and Navarai (December 15th to March 14th)

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour which is bold and coarse

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Crop duration

120 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

The variety is named after the place in which it is traditionally cultivated namely the Arcot area of Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It also describes how the grains appear – like the fruit of a citrus variety Kitchili. It is widely cultivated in Arani, Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai and Tindivanam districts.

Therapeutic Properties

Intake of rice increases the milk yield in lactating women and improves the health of the mother after delivery. Its hay helps to increase the milk yield of cow and to improve immunity

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for the South Indian meal

Background

The variety is named after the place in which it is traditionally cultivated namely the Arcot area of Vellore district of Tamil Nadu. It also describes how the grains appear – like the fruit of a citrus variety Kitchili. It is widely cultivated in Arani, Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai and Tindivanam districts.

Therapeutic Properties

Intake of rice increases the milk yield in lactating women and improves the health of the mother after delivery. Its hay helps to increase the milk yield of cow and to improve immunity

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for the South Indian meal

Donor

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