Rice Varieties

Muttakar

Background

This paddy variety is named after its shape. (Muttai means egg – oval shaped grain). It is widely cultivated in Thiruvallur district of Tamilnadu. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Special Features

This variety is highly resistant to pests and diseases. It is able to withstand natural calamities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in zinc (2.6 mg/100 g).

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing the traditional South Indian delicacies such as idly, dosa and Aapam.

 

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Seasons

It is cultivated during Navarai. (December 15th to March 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

120 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This paddy variety is named after its shape. (Muttai means egg – oval shaped grain). It is widely cultivated in Thiruvallur district of Tamilnadu. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Special Features

This variety is highly resistant to pests and diseases. It is able to withstand natural calamities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in zinc (2.6 mg/100 g).

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing the traditional South Indian delicacies such as idly, dosa and Aapam.

 

Background

This paddy variety is named after its shape. (Muttai means egg – oval shaped grain). It is widely cultivated in Thiruvallur district of Tamilnadu. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon.

Special Features

This variety is highly resistant to pests and diseases. It is able to withstand natural calamities.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in zinc (2.6 mg/100 g).

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing the traditional South Indian delicacies such as idly, dosa and Aapam.

 

Donor

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