Rice Varieties

Karuppu Kowni

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Karuppu– black). It is widely cultivated in Salem district.

Special Features

It is highly valued by the Chettiyar community of Tamilnadu who offer dishes from this variety on special occasions and for honoring their guests.

Nutritional Properties

The rice has rich antioxidant and anthocyanin properties. In has high potassium, magnesium and zinc content. It is also very high calcium (36.90 mg/100 gm) and iron (6.50 mg/100 gm)

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing leg pain, cancer, thyroid, kidney and liver related diseases. It is also used for curing arthritic pain and helps control diabetes.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as raw rice for the table. It is ideal for making desserts and porridge. It is also suitable for making idly, puttu, and dosa.

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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 dark brown in color with bold rice quality.

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Crop duration

130 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Karuppu– black). It is widely cultivated in Salem district.

Special Features

It is highly valued by the Chettiyar community of Tamilnadu who offer dishes from this variety on special occasions and for honoring their guests.

Nutritional Properties

The rice has rich antioxidant and anthocyanin properties. In has high potassium, magnesium and zinc content. It is also very high calcium (36.90 mg/100 gm) and iron (6.50 mg/100 gm)

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing leg pain, cancer, thyroid, kidney and liver related diseases. It is also used for curing arthritic pain and helps control diabetes.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as raw rice for the table. It is ideal for making desserts and porridge. It is also suitable for making idly, puttu, and dosa.

Background

This variety is named after its colour. (Karuppu– black). It is widely cultivated in Salem district.

Special Features

It is highly valued by the Chettiyar community of Tamilnadu who offer dishes from this variety on special occasions and for honoring their guests.

Nutritional Properties

The rice has rich antioxidant and anthocyanin properties. In has high potassium, magnesium and zinc content. It is also very high calcium (36.90 mg/100 gm) and iron (6.50 mg/100 gm)

Therapeutic Properties

It is used for curing leg pain, cancer, thyroid, kidney and liver related diseases. It is also used for curing arthritic pain and helps control diabetes.

Suggested Dishes

It is preferred as raw rice for the table. It is ideal for making desserts and porridge. It is also suitable for making idly, puttu, and dosa.

Donor

In case you want to purchase Traditional rices for your own household use you can consider buying from Sempulam who is partnering with us.

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