Rice Varieties

Kaivari Samba

Background

This variety has stripes like the ones found on the palm and hence the name “Kaivari Samba” (Kai – palm, Vari – Stripes). It is a native variety of Thiruvarur district.

Special Features

It is highly resistant to pests and disease attack. It is able to withstand waterlogged and flooded conditions.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium (44.6 mg/100g) and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is rich in folic acid content, which is required for the growth of the foetus.

Suggested Dishes

This rice is used for making Idiyaapam, variety rice (coconut rice), Idli, dosa and flattened rice. The hand pound flattened rice from this variety is extremely tasty.  Its raw rice is a more preferable one among the consumers.

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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 red in colour, which is of coarse quality.

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Crop duration

130 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety has stripes like the ones found on the palm and hence the name “Kaivari Samba” (Kai – palm, Vari – Stripes). It is a native variety of Thiruvarur district.

Special Features

It is highly resistant to pests and disease attack. It is able to withstand waterlogged and flooded conditions.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium (44.6 mg/100g) and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is rich in folic acid content, which is required for the growth of the foetus.

Suggested Dishes

This rice is used for making Idiyaapam, variety rice (coconut rice), Idli, dosa and flattened rice. The hand pound flattened rice from this variety is extremely tasty.  Its raw rice is a more preferable one among the consumers.

Background

This variety has stripes like the ones found on the palm and hence the name “Kaivari Samba” (Kai – palm, Vari – Stripes). It is a native variety of Thiruvarur district.

Special Features

It is highly resistant to pests and disease attack. It is able to withstand waterlogged and flooded conditions.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium (44.6 mg/100g) and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is rich in folic acid content, which is required for the growth of the foetus.

Suggested Dishes

This rice is used for making Idiyaapam, variety rice (coconut rice), Idli, dosa and flattened rice. The hand pound flattened rice from this variety is extremely tasty.  Its raw rice is a more preferable one among the consumers.

Donor

In case you want to purchase Traditional rices for your own household use you can consider buying from Sempulam who is partnering with us.

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