Rice Varieties

Kuzhiadichan

Background

This variety finds mention in several ancient medical texts. This variety is sown in the month of August or September and harvested in four months. It is also called “Kulikulichan”. It is widely cultivated in the Salem district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It is suitable for saline soil and coastal land areas, which has good drainage facility. It is highly drought resistant and also pest and disease resistant.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.21 g/100 g). In terms of minerals, it is also high in potassium, zinc iron, calcium and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is ideal for lactating mothers, since it increases lactation.

Suggested Dishes

It is a good table rice for boiled rice lovers. It is suitable for making dishes like sweet Pongal, Poondu kanji (Chettinad dish), Idly, Dosa, idiyappam and flattened rice.

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Seasons

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

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is brown in colour with bold rice quality.

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Crop duration

120 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety finds mention in several ancient medical texts. This variety is sown in the month of August or September and harvested in four months. It is also called “Kulikulichan”. It is widely cultivated in the Salem district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It is suitable for saline soil and coastal land areas, which has good drainage facility. It is highly drought resistant and also pest and disease resistant.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.21 g/100 g). In terms of minerals, it is also high in potassium, zinc iron, calcium and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is ideal for lactating mothers, since it increases lactation.

Suggested Dishes

It is a good table rice for boiled rice lovers. It is suitable for making dishes like sweet Pongal, Poondu kanji (Chettinad dish), Idly, Dosa, idiyappam and flattened rice.

Background

This variety finds mention in several ancient medical texts. This variety is sown in the month of August or September and harvested in four months. It is also called “Kulikulichan”. It is widely cultivated in the Salem district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It is suitable for saline soil and coastal land areas, which has good drainage facility. It is highly drought resistant and also pest and disease resistant.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.21 g/100 g). In terms of minerals, it is also high in potassium, zinc iron, calcium and magnesium.

Therapeutic Properties

It is ideal for lactating mothers, since it increases lactation.

Suggested Dishes

It is a good table rice for boiled rice lovers. It is suitable for making dishes like sweet Pongal, Poondu kanji (Chettinad dish), Idly, Dosa, idiyappam and flattened rice.

Donor

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