Rice Varieties

Kamban Samba

Background

The variety is named after a millet or a famous Tamil poet Kamban.(Kampu- means pearl millet; kamban is the name of a Tamil poet). The details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani. It is a native variety of Chidambaram area.

Special Features

This variety is highly suitable for SRI planting and in all soil types.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.49g/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making Sweet Pongal and Ven Pongal (South Indian breakfast dishes).

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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 dull white in colour which is of moderate quality.

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Crop duration

140 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

The variety is named after a millet or a famous Tamil poet Kamban.(Kampu- means pearl millet; kamban is the name of a Tamil poet). The details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani. It is a native variety of Chidambaram area.

Special Features

This variety is highly suitable for SRI planting and in all soil types.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.49g/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making Sweet Pongal and Ven Pongal (South Indian breakfast dishes).

Background

The variety is named after a millet or a famous Tamil poet Kamban.(Kampu- means pearl millet; kamban is the name of a Tamil poet). The details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani. It is a native variety of Chidambaram area.

Special Features

This variety is highly suitable for SRI planting and in all soil types.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.49g/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is used for making Sweet Pongal and Ven Pongal (South Indian breakfast dishes).

Donor

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Other Rice Varieties

Vellai Kuruvikaar

Anandanoor Samba

Soolaikuruvai

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