Rice Varieties

Chithiraikar

Background

A paddy variety sown in the month of Chithirai – name of a Tamil month. This traditional rice variety is widely cultivated in Thirupullani area of Ramnad district, Ariyalur and Thiruvarur districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in Tamil Lexicons.

Special Feature

It is suitable for cultivating in boundaries of water bodies and in sandy soil areas. It is able to withstand drought conditions. The straw yield is high.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.66mg/100g), iron and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making South indian meals, idly and dosa

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Sornavari season. (April 15th to August 14th).

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour and bold

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Crop duration

110 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

A paddy variety sown in the month of Chithirai – name of a Tamil month. This traditional rice variety is widely cultivated in Thirupullani area of Ramnad district, Ariyalur and Thiruvarur districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in Tamil Lexicons.

Special Feature

It is suitable for cultivating in boundaries of water bodies and in sandy soil areas. It is able to withstand drought conditions. The straw yield is high.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.66mg/100g), iron and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making South indian meals, idly and dosa

Background

A paddy variety sown in the month of Chithirai – name of a Tamil month. This traditional rice variety is widely cultivated in Thirupullani area of Ramnad district, Ariyalur and Thiruvarur districts. The details of this variety is mentioned in Tamil Lexicons.

Special Feature

It is suitable for cultivating in boundaries of water bodies and in sandy soil areas. It is able to withstand drought conditions. The straw yield is high.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.66mg/100g), iron and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making South indian meals, idly and dosa

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