Rice Varieties

Kallundai

Background

This variety named after its quality. (Kal means stone, Undai means one who ate). It basically means that one who eats it is very strong like stone. Details of this variety is mentioned in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It grows well in soil, which is high in sand content. It is useful for cultivation in coastal areas and also as a rainfed crop.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (12.1 mg/100 g) and magnesium

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for making dishes such as idly and dosa.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Late Samba and Navarai. (September 15th to February 14th and December 15th to March 14th).

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is brown in colour, which is of coarse quality.

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Crop duration

110 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety named after its quality. (Kal means stone, Undai means one who ate). It basically means that one who eats it is very strong like stone. Details of this variety is mentioned in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It grows well in soil, which is high in sand content. It is useful for cultivation in coastal areas and also as a rainfed crop.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (12.1 mg/100 g) and magnesium

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for making dishes such as idly and dosa.

Background

This variety named after its quality. (Kal means stone, Undai means one who ate). It basically means that one who eats it is very strong like stone. Details of this variety is mentioned in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It grows well in soil, which is high in sand content. It is useful for cultivation in coastal areas and also as a rainfed crop.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in iron (12.1 mg/100 g) and magnesium

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for making dishes such as idly and dosa.

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Soolaikuruvai

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