Rice Varieties

Kaatuyanam

Background

It is an extremely tall variety. The height of this variety can even hide wild elephants when they enter the farm and for this reason, it is called as “Kattuyanam” (meaning wild elephant in Tamil).

Special Features

This variety provides environmental benefits like increasing soil fertility and water retention capacity of the soil. It can withstand flooding to a great extent. The hay of this variety is used for making thatched roof.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium and magnesium (136mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

This variety has a number of medicinal properties. It is used in the control of diabetes and for cancer treatment. The antioxidant properties present in it have cure for many heart related diseases and helps in the strengthening of bones.

Suggested Dishes

Flattened rice made from this rice variety is suitable for making rice payasam (a South Indian sweet dish). It is also suitable for the preparation of idly, dosa, idiyaappam, flattened rice and porridge.

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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 light red in colour and is of bold quality.

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Crop duration

180 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

It is an extremely tall variety. The height of this variety can even hide wild elephants when they enter the farm and for this reason, it is called as “Kattuyanam” (meaning wild elephant in Tamil).

Special Features

This variety provides environmental benefits like increasing soil fertility and water retention capacity of the soil. It can withstand flooding to a great extent. The hay of this variety is used for making thatched roof.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium and magnesium (136mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

This variety has a number of medicinal properties. It is used in the control of diabetes and for cancer treatment. The antioxidant properties present in it have cure for many heart related diseases and helps in the strengthening of bones.

Suggested Dishes

Flattened rice made from this rice variety is suitable for making rice payasam (a South Indian sweet dish). It is also suitable for the preparation of idly, dosa, idiyaappam, flattened rice and porridge.

Background

It is an extremely tall variety. The height of this variety can even hide wild elephants when they enter the farm and for this reason, it is called as “Kattuyanam” (meaning wild elephant in Tamil).

Special Features

This variety provides environmental benefits like increasing soil fertility and water retention capacity of the soil. It can withstand flooding to a great extent. The hay of this variety is used for making thatched roof.

Nutritional Properties

It is rich in calcium and magnesium (136mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

This variety has a number of medicinal properties. It is used in the control of diabetes and for cancer treatment. The antioxidant properties present in it have cure for many heart related diseases and helps in the strengthening of bones.

Suggested Dishes

Flattened rice made from this rice variety is suitable for making rice payasam (a South Indian sweet dish). It is also suitable for the preparation of idly, dosa, idiyaappam, flattened rice and porridge.

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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