Rice Varieties

Sigappu Kuruvikar

Background

This variety is preferred by manual labourers since consumption of rice soaked in water and consumed in the morning (Pazhaiya Sadham) delays the hunger for a very long time.

Special Features

This variety gives a very good yield even when dry sown. It is highly resistant to pests and diseases especially brown plant hopper and case worm. Since the weight of the grain is heavy, it gives good yield. It is also suitable for rainfed farming.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron and calcium (56.04 mg/100 g)

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa. It is also used for making other snack items.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Samba and Late samba (between July 15th to January 14th and September 15th to February 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

125 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

This variety is preferred by manual labourers since consumption of rice soaked in water and consumed in the morning (Pazhaiya Sadham) delays the hunger for a very long time.

Special Features

This variety gives a very good yield even when dry sown. It is highly resistant to pests and diseases especially brown plant hopper and case worm. Since the weight of the grain is heavy, it gives good yield. It is also suitable for rainfed farming.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron and calcium (56.04 mg/100 g)

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa. It is also used for making other snack items.

Background

This variety is preferred by manual labourers since consumption of rice soaked in water and consumed in the morning (Pazhaiya Sadham) delays the hunger for a very long time.

Special Features

This variety gives a very good yield even when dry sown. It is highly resistant to pests and diseases especially brown plant hopper and case worm. Since the weight of the grain is heavy, it gives good yield. It is also suitable for rainfed farming.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in iron and calcium (56.04 mg/100 g)

Suggested Dishes

This variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa. It is also used for making other snack items.

Donor

In case you want to purchase Traditional rices for your own household use you can consider buying from Sempulam who is partnering with us.

Other Rice Varieties

Vellai Kuruvikaar

Anandanoor Samba

Soolaikuruvai

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