Rice Varieties

Vellai Milagu Samba

Background

The shape of the rice looks like white pepper, hence the name. (Vellai- means white, milagu means pepper)

Special Features

It is suitable for cultivation in mountainous areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (8.72 g/100 g), iron and zinc.

Therapeutic Properties

Consumption of this rice strengthens the body muscles.

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable as table rice and also for preparing pongal.

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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

165 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

The shape of the rice looks like white pepper, hence the name. (Vellai- means white, milagu means pepper)

Special Features

It is suitable for cultivation in mountainous areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (8.72 g/100 g), iron and zinc.

Therapeutic Properties

Consumption of this rice strengthens the body muscles.

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable as table rice and also for preparing pongal.

Background

The shape of the rice looks like white pepper, hence the name. (Vellai- means white, milagu means pepper)

Special Features

It is suitable for cultivation in mountainous areas.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (8.72 g/100 g), iron and zinc.

Therapeutic Properties

Consumption of this rice strengthens the body muscles.

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable as table rice and also for preparing pongal.

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.

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