Rice Varieties

Kowni Nel

Background

This rice variety is in use from the period of Chozhas. It is considered as a rice variety apt for royal guests amongst the Chettiyar community of Tamil Nadu. The variety is served to very important guests visiting people of this community. The newlyweds are especially served with this variety. It is widely cultivated in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

Special Features

This variety is able to withstand several natural calamities. It is able to withstand flood and extreme cold conditions.

Therapeutic Properties

The rice gives strength to the body and is also suitable for pregnant women, and aids in pain free delivery.  It is also known to relieve foot pain and can heal Achilles heel. It helps in secretion of insulin in diabetic patients.

Suggested Dishes

The rice has a pleasant fragrance and it is extremely good in taste. It is used for making kesari, flattened rice and athirasam.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Samba (July 15 to January 14)

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is light red in colour, which is of bold rice quality.

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Crop duration

160 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This rice variety is in use from the period of Chozhas. It is considered as a rice variety apt for royal guests amongst the Chettiyar community of Tamil Nadu. The variety is served to very important guests visiting people of this community. The newlyweds are especially served with this variety. It is widely cultivated in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

Special Features

This variety is able to withstand several natural calamities. It is able to withstand flood and extreme cold conditions.

Therapeutic Properties

The rice gives strength to the body and is also suitable for pregnant women, and aids in pain free delivery.  It is also known to relieve foot pain and can heal Achilles heel. It helps in secretion of insulin in diabetic patients.

Suggested Dishes

The rice has a pleasant fragrance and it is extremely good in taste. It is used for making kesari, flattened rice and athirasam.

Background

This rice variety is in use from the period of Chozhas. It is considered as a rice variety apt for royal guests amongst the Chettiyar community of Tamil Nadu. The variety is served to very important guests visiting people of this community. The newlyweds are especially served with this variety. It is widely cultivated in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.

Special Features

This variety is able to withstand several natural calamities. It is able to withstand flood and extreme cold conditions.

Therapeutic Properties

The rice gives strength to the body and is also suitable for pregnant women, and aids in pain free delivery.  It is also known to relieve foot pain and can heal Achilles heel. It helps in secretion of insulin in diabetic patients.

Suggested Dishes

The rice has a pleasant fragrance and it is extremely good in taste. It is used for making kesari, flattened rice and athirasam.

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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