Rice Varieties

Mappilai Samba

Background

This rice variety gets its name from folklore. Mappillai Samba rice provides stamina to the bridegroom. According to folklore only if the bridegroom lifts this stone can he marry the girl and Samba indicates season in which it is grown (Mappillai-Bridegroom, Samba-season). The details of this variety is mentioned in Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It can withstand flooding. It is also highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

Research has shown that the energy content and crude fibre
is extremely high in this variety.  The glycemic index of this
variety is low (in the range of 66-70). It is high in protein,
iron (6,90mg/100g), magnesium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

This variety increases the stamina.  Consumption of water which is used to wash this rice is helpful to cure mouth and stomach ulcers, increases digestive power and helps diabetic patients. It also helps in the reduction of bad cholesterol in the body and promotes blood circulation.

Suggested Dishes

It is good as table rice and also for making delicious aval aapams, idiyappam, puttu and idlis

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Seasons

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

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour with 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 gets its name from folklore. Mappillai Samba rice provides stamina to the bridegroom. According to folklore only if the bridegroom lifts this stone can he marry the girl and Samba indicates season in which it is grown (Mappillai-Bridegroom, Samba-season). The details of this variety is mentioned in Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It can withstand flooding. It is also highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

Research has shown that the energy content and crude fibre
is extremely high in this variety.  The glycemic index of this
variety is low (in the range of 66-70). It is high in protein,
iron (6,90mg/100g), magnesium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

This variety increases the stamina.  Consumption of water which is used to wash this rice is helpful to cure mouth and stomach ulcers, increases digestive power and helps diabetic patients. It also helps in the reduction of bad cholesterol in the body and promotes blood circulation.

Suggested Dishes

It is good as table rice and also for making delicious aval aapams, idiyappam, puttu and idlis

Background

This rice variety gets its name from folklore. Mappillai Samba rice provides stamina to the bridegroom. According to folklore only if the bridegroom lifts this stone can he marry the girl and Samba indicates season in which it is grown (Mappillai-Bridegroom, Samba-season). The details of this variety is mentioned in Pallu Literature.

Special Features

It can withstand flooding. It is also highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

Research has shown that the energy content and crude fibre
is extremely high in this variety.  The glycemic index of this
variety is low (in the range of 66-70). It is high in protein,
iron (6,90mg/100g), magnesium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

This variety increases the stamina.  Consumption of water which is used to wash this rice is helpful to cure mouth and stomach ulcers, increases digestive power and helps diabetic patients. It also helps in the reduction of bad cholesterol in the body and promotes blood circulation.

Suggested Dishes

It is good as table rice and also for making delicious aval aapams, idiyappam, puttu and idlis

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