Rice Varieties

Garudan Samba

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (Garudan). The details of this variety are found in Pazhani Copper inscriptions. It is widely cultivated in the Kanyakumari district.

Special Features

It is suitable for rainfed area cultivation. It also grows well in the areas, which have good drainage facilities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (9.70 gm/100 gm) and also high in potassium,
iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. It also has very high calcium content (42.5 mg/100gm).

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making idly, dosa, idiyappam, puttu and meals.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Samba (July 15th to January 14th)

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is white in colour which is of fine quality.

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Crop duration

170 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (Garudan). The details of this variety are found in Pazhani Copper inscriptions. It is widely cultivated in the Kanyakumari district.

Special Features

It is suitable for rainfed area cultivation. It also grows well in the areas, which have good drainage facilities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (9.70 gm/100 gm) and also high in potassium,
iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. It also has very high calcium content (42.5 mg/100gm).

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making idly, dosa, idiyappam, puttu and meals.

Background

This paddy variety is named after a bird (Garudan). The details of this variety are found in Pazhani Copper inscriptions. It is widely cultivated in the Kanyakumari district.

Special Features

It is suitable for rainfed area cultivation. It also grows well in the areas, which have good drainage facilities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (9.70 gm/100 gm) and also high in potassium,
iron, magnesium, phosphorus and zinc. It also has very high calcium content (42.5 mg/100gm).

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making idly, dosa, idiyappam, puttu and meals.

Donor

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