Rice Varieties

Thooyamalli

Background

In Tamil Thooyamalli literally means pure jasmine. It is white in colour like the jasmine flower and hence the name. A paddy variety named after a flower and harvested in 4 to 6 months. (Thooya means pure, Malli means jasmine). It is widely cultivated in Salem district. Details about this rice variety are mentioned in the Siddha medical texts and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

During the flowering stage, the earheads look like flowers. It is a fine variety, which fetches very good price.  It is highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.16 g/100g). It is also rich in iron and magnesium (52.8mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

It has high fiber content and increases the strength of nerves. This rice variety improves the immunity power of the body.

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for South Indian meals and also for making special dishes like Biriyani, Ghee rice, Pulav and Kolukattai.

 

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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 fine rice quality.

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Crop duration

140 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

In Tamil Thooyamalli literally means pure jasmine. It is white in colour like the jasmine flower and hence the name. A paddy variety named after a flower and harvested in 4 to 6 months. (Thooya means pure, Malli means jasmine). It is widely cultivated in Salem district. Details about this rice variety are mentioned in the Siddha medical texts and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

During the flowering stage, the earheads look like flowers. It is a fine variety, which fetches very good price.  It is highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.16 g/100g). It is also rich in iron and magnesium (52.8mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

It has high fiber content and increases the strength of nerves. This rice variety improves the immunity power of the body.

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for South Indian meals and also for making special dishes like Biriyani, Ghee rice, Pulav and Kolukattai.

 

Background

In Tamil Thooyamalli literally means pure jasmine. It is white in colour like the jasmine flower and hence the name. A paddy variety named after a flower and harvested in 4 to 6 months. (Thooya means pure, Malli means jasmine). It is widely cultivated in Salem district. Details about this rice variety are mentioned in the Siddha medical texts and in the Pallu Literature.

Special Features

During the flowering stage, the earheads look like flowers. It is a fine variety, which fetches very good price.  It is highly resistant to pests and diseases.

Nutritional Properties

This variety is high in protein (9.16 g/100g). It is also rich in iron and magnesium (52.8mg/100g)

Therapeutic Properties

It has high fiber content and increases the strength of nerves. This rice variety improves the immunity power of the body.

Suggested Dishes

The rice of this variety is highly suitable for South Indian meals and also for making special dishes like Biriyani, Ghee rice, Pulav and Kolukattai.

 

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