Rice Varieties

Kalanamak

Background

The variety derives its name from the black husk (Kala) and a mild salty (Namak) taste. The term Namak indicates that it can also grow well in saline soil areas. Lord Buddha and his disciples were supposed to have consumed this rice variety everyday, which enhanced their longevity. Even now, this variety is widely consumed by Buddhists. Consumption of even small amounts of this rice yields enormous energy.

Special Features

It is rich in 40 mineral salts.

Nutritional Properties

This rice variety is high in protein content (11.3 g/100g) and also a rich source of minerals

Therapeutic Properties

It is used to cure nervous disorders, kidney problems, cancer, skin diseases, blood pressure and diabetes (GIycemic Index is 50.71). This variety is suitable for pregnant women.

Suggested Dishes

Raw rice of this variety is widely consumed. This aromatic variety is superior to Basmati in every respect except grain length. It can be used as a special table rice and for making Pulav, Biryani, Ghee Rice, Variety Rice, Pongal, Kanji, Idli, Dosa and Payasam.

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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 colour, 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 variety derives its name from the black husk (Kala) and a mild salty (Namak) taste. The term Namak indicates that it can also grow well in saline soil areas. Lord Buddha and his disciples were supposed to have consumed this rice variety everyday, which enhanced their longevity. Even now, this variety is widely consumed by Buddhists. Consumption of even small amounts of this rice yields enormous energy.

Special Features

It is rich in 40 mineral salts.

Nutritional Properties

This rice variety is high in protein content (11.3 g/100g) and also a rich source of minerals

Therapeutic Properties

It is used to cure nervous disorders, kidney problems, cancer, skin diseases, blood pressure and diabetes (GIycemic Index is 50.71). This variety is suitable for pregnant women.

Suggested Dishes

Raw rice of this variety is widely consumed. This aromatic variety is superior to Basmati in every respect except grain length. It can be used as a special table rice and for making Pulav, Biryani, Ghee Rice, Variety Rice, Pongal, Kanji, Idli, Dosa and Payasam.

Background

The variety derives its name from the black husk (Kala) and a mild salty (Namak) taste. The term Namak indicates that it can also grow well in saline soil areas. Lord Buddha and his disciples were supposed to have consumed this rice variety everyday, which enhanced their longevity. Even now, this variety is widely consumed by Buddhists. Consumption of even small amounts of this rice yields enormous energy.

Special Features

It is rich in 40 mineral salts.

Nutritional Properties

This rice variety is high in protein content (11.3 g/100g) and also a rich source of minerals

Therapeutic Properties

It is used to cure nervous disorders, kidney problems, cancer, skin diseases, blood pressure and diabetes (GIycemic Index is 50.71). This variety is suitable for pregnant women.

Suggested Dishes

Raw rice of this variety is widely consumed. This aromatic variety is superior to Basmati in every respect except grain length. It can be used as a special table rice and for making Pulav, Biryani, Ghee Rice, Variety Rice, Pongal, Kanji, Idli, Dosa and Payasam.

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