Rice Varieties

Navara

Background

A paddy variety named after the season of its planting. (Navara- one of the rice growing seasons- December to March). It is widely cultivated in Coimbatore district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon. It is a traditional rice variety of Kerala.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein, potassium, iron (8.6mg/100g) calcium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

It is a variety used extensively by Ayurvedic Doctors for various treatment purposes. This rice is suitable for preparation of weaning food for infants. Consumption of this rice porridge during winter season provides immunity against cold, cough, fever and improves immunity power of our body.

Suggested Dishes

It is a very good table rice. The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing Kerala Nei payasam and tasty porridge. It is an ideal weaning food for children.

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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 medium coarse quality.

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Crop duration

90 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

A paddy variety named after the season of its planting. (Navara- one of the rice growing seasons- December to March). It is widely cultivated in Coimbatore district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon. It is a traditional rice variety of Kerala.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein, potassium, iron (8.6mg/100g) calcium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

It is a variety used extensively by Ayurvedic Doctors for various treatment purposes. This rice is suitable for preparation of weaning food for infants. Consumption of this rice porridge during winter season provides immunity against cold, cough, fever and improves immunity power of our body.

Suggested Dishes

It is a very good table rice. The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing Kerala Nei payasam and tasty porridge. It is an ideal weaning food for children.

Background

A paddy variety named after the season of its planting. (Navara- one of the rice growing seasons- December to March). It is widely cultivated in Coimbatore district. The details of this variety is mentioned in the Tamil Lexicon. It is a traditional rice variety of Kerala.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein, potassium, iron (8.6mg/100g) calcium and zinc

Therapeutic Properties

It is a variety used extensively by Ayurvedic Doctors for various treatment purposes. This rice is suitable for preparation of weaning food for infants. Consumption of this rice porridge during winter season provides immunity against cold, cough, fever and improves immunity power of our body.

Suggested Dishes

It is a very good table rice. The rice of this variety is suitable for preparing Kerala Nei payasam and tasty porridge. It is an ideal weaning food for children.

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