Rice Varieties

Kalajeera

Background

This is a native rice variety of Koraput district of Odisha and is also known as “Prince of Rice”. A paddy variety named after its colour and shape. Kala means black and jeera means like cumin seeds.

Special Features

This is a fragrant rice variety with good taste and texture.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (7.58 g/100g). It has very high potassium,
iron (5.60 mg/100 g), calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.

Therapeutic Properties

The consumption of this rice enhances memory power, regulates diabetes, increases hemoglobin levels and boosts metabolism.

Suggested Dishes

This rice variety is suitable for making rice porridge.

 

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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 black in colour, which is of medium quality.

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Crop duration

150 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This is a native rice variety of Koraput district of Odisha and is also known as “Prince of Rice”. A paddy variety named after its colour and shape. Kala means black and jeera means like cumin seeds.

Special Features

This is a fragrant rice variety with good taste and texture.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (7.58 g/100g). It has very high potassium,
iron (5.60 mg/100 g), calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.

Therapeutic Properties

The consumption of this rice enhances memory power, regulates diabetes, increases hemoglobin levels and boosts metabolism.

Suggested Dishes

This rice variety is suitable for making rice porridge.

 

Background

This is a native rice variety of Koraput district of Odisha and is also known as “Prince of Rice”. A paddy variety named after its colour and shape. Kala means black and jeera means like cumin seeds.

Special Features

This is a fragrant rice variety with good taste and texture.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein content (7.58 g/100g). It has very high potassium,
iron (5.60 mg/100 g), calcium, magnesium, zinc and phosphorus.

Therapeutic Properties

The consumption of this rice enhances memory power, regulates diabetes, increases hemoglobin levels and boosts metabolism.

Suggested Dishes

This rice variety is suitable for making rice porridge.

 

Donor

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