Rice Varieties

Kappakaar

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Kappu – a kind of red tint). It is widely cultivated in Puducherry and Kanchipuram areas.

Special Features

This variety is tolerant to drought, flood, pest and diseases. It is grown in dryland areas and can survive and produce yields even under extreme dry conditions, where no other rice cultivars can survive.

Nutritional Properties

It is very high in iron (7.90 mg/100 gm), calcium and magnesium.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as boiled rice. It is also suitable for making dishes like Idly, Dosa and flattened rice (Aval). Pazahya satham with this rice is highly nutritious. This variety is used in the feast given during Seemantham (a ritual conducted during pregnancy).

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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 brown in colour which is of coarse quality.

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Crop duration

150 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Kappu – a kind of red tint). It is widely cultivated in Puducherry and Kanchipuram areas.

Special Features

This variety is tolerant to drought, flood, pest and diseases. It is grown in dryland areas and can survive and produce yields even under extreme dry conditions, where no other rice cultivars can survive.

Nutritional Properties

It is very high in iron (7.90 mg/100 gm), calcium and magnesium.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as boiled rice. It is also suitable for making dishes like Idly, Dosa and flattened rice (Aval). Pazahya satham with this rice is highly nutritious. This variety is used in the feast given during Seemantham (a ritual conducted during pregnancy).

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Kappu – a kind of red tint). It is widely cultivated in Puducherry and Kanchipuram areas.

Special Features

This variety is tolerant to drought, flood, pest and diseases. It is grown in dryland areas and can survive and produce yields even under extreme dry conditions, where no other rice cultivars can survive.

Nutritional Properties

It is very high in iron (7.90 mg/100 gm), calcium and magnesium.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as boiled rice. It is also suitable for making dishes like Idly, Dosa and flattened rice (Aval). Pazahya satham with this rice is highly nutritious. This variety is used in the feast given during Seemantham (a ritual conducted during pregnancy).

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Other Rice Varieties

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Anandanoor Samba

Soolaikuruvai

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