Rice Varieties

Ottadai

Background

The name is derived from the Tamil word Ottadai, meaning spider web (Ottu- means sticky, adai- means web). The ear head of the rice resembles a spider web. This variety is cultivated in Cuddalore, Tanjore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamilnadu.

Special Features

It is suitable for flooded areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium (38.7mg/100g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is ideal for making super soft idlis.

 

 

 

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Seasons

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

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is white in colour with medium coarse quality.

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Crop duration

150 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

The name is derived from the Tamil word Ottadai, meaning spider web (Ottu- means sticky, adai- means web). The ear head of the rice resembles a spider web. This variety is cultivated in Cuddalore, Tanjore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamilnadu.

Special Features

It is suitable for flooded areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium (38.7mg/100g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is ideal for making super soft idlis.

 

 

 

Background

The name is derived from the Tamil word Ottadai, meaning spider web (Ottu- means sticky, adai- means web). The ear head of the rice resembles a spider web. This variety is cultivated in Cuddalore, Tanjore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamilnadu.

Special Features

It is suitable for flooded areas.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron, calcium (38.7mg/100g) and zinc

Suggested Dishes

It is ideal for making super soft idlis.

 

 

 

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