Rice Varieties

Illupaipoo Samba

Background

The grain of this variety has a fragrance like Mahua flower (Illupai Poo in Tamil) and the word Samba is the season in which the crop is cultivated, hence the variety is named as Illupaipoo Samba. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil texts “Abithana Chinthamani” and “Pallu Illakiyam”.

Special Features

This is a very hardy variety, suitable to overcome natural calamities. It can be grown in drought prone areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium and zinc (1.80 mg/100 gm).

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing body heat, cancer, diabetes and treating knee pain. This variety helps in blood purification. The porridge made from this is used for curing nervous disorders, paralysis and Parkinson’s disease.

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed widely as raw rice. It is deal for making Kheer. It is also suitable for making idly, idiyaapam, aapam and porridge.

 

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Seasons

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

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is white in color, which is of fine quality.

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Crop duration

120 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

The grain of this variety has a fragrance like Mahua flower (Illupai Poo in Tamil) and the word Samba is the season in which the crop is cultivated, hence the variety is named as Illupaipoo Samba. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil texts “Abithana Chinthamani” and “Pallu Illakiyam”.

Special Features

This is a very hardy variety, suitable to overcome natural calamities. It can be grown in drought prone areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium and zinc (1.80 mg/100 gm).

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing body heat, cancer, diabetes and treating knee pain. This variety helps in blood purification. The porridge made from this is used for curing nervous disorders, paralysis and Parkinson’s disease.

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed widely as raw rice. It is deal for making Kheer. It is also suitable for making idly, idiyaapam, aapam and porridge.

 

Background

The grain of this variety has a fragrance like Mahua flower (Illupai Poo in Tamil) and the word Samba is the season in which the crop is cultivated, hence the variety is named as Illupaipoo Samba. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil texts “Abithana Chinthamani” and “Pallu Illakiyam”.

Special Features

This is a very hardy variety, suitable to overcome natural calamities. It can be grown in drought prone areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium and zinc (1.80 mg/100 gm).

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing body heat, cancer, diabetes and treating knee pain. This variety helps in blood purification. The porridge made from this is used for curing nervous disorders, paralysis and Parkinson’s disease.

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed widely as raw rice. It is deal for making Kheer. It is also suitable for making idly, idiyaapam, aapam and porridge.

 

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