Rice Varieties

Kadaikazhuthan

Background

This paddy variety has the shape of neck of a bird. Hence, it is called “Kadaikazhuthan” (neck like that of a Kadai).  The details of this variety is found in Pazhani Copper Inscriptions.

Special Features

This variety grows well in areas with good drainage facility. It is also, suitable for rainfed areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is a calcium (42.5 mg/100gm) and zinc rich variety

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed as raw and boiled rice. It is highly suitable as table rice. It is also suitable for making a special dish called “Puttu” and also for Idiyappam, Idly and Dosa.

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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 color which is of fine quality.

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Crop duration

150 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This paddy variety has the shape of neck of a bird. Hence, it is called “Kadaikazhuthan” (neck like that of a Kadai).  The details of this variety is found in Pazhani Copper Inscriptions.

Special Features

This variety grows well in areas with good drainage facility. It is also, suitable for rainfed areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is a calcium (42.5 mg/100gm) and zinc rich variety

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed as raw and boiled rice. It is highly suitable as table rice. It is also suitable for making a special dish called “Puttu” and also for Idiyappam, Idly and Dosa.

Background

This paddy variety has the shape of neck of a bird. Hence, it is called “Kadaikazhuthan” (neck like that of a Kadai).  The details of this variety is found in Pazhani Copper Inscriptions.

Special Features

This variety grows well in areas with good drainage facility. It is also, suitable for rainfed areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is a calcium (42.5 mg/100gm) and zinc rich variety

Suggested Dishes

It is consumed as raw and boiled rice. It is highly suitable as table rice. It is also suitable for making a special dish called “Puttu” and also for Idiyappam, Idly and Dosa.

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