Rice Varieties

Vellaikaar

Background

A Kar paddy variety named after its colour and harvested during the rainy season.  Vellai means white. Widely cultivated in Salem, Coimbatore and Thiruvallur districts of Tamilnadu. Details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.51 g/100 g), iron, and zinc (2.73mg/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making idly and dosa.

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Seasons

It is normally cultivated during Navarai and Kuruvai season. (December 15th to March 14th and June 1st to August 31st).

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Color and Quality of Rice

The rice is red in colour with coarse rice quality.

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Crop duration

110 days

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Adopt this Rice

INR 15,000

Background

A Kar paddy variety named after its colour and harvested during the rainy season.  Vellai means white. Widely cultivated in Salem, Coimbatore and Thiruvallur districts of Tamilnadu. Details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.51 g/100 g), iron, and zinc (2.73mg/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making idly and dosa.

Background

A Kar paddy variety named after its colour and harvested during the rainy season.  Vellai means white. Widely cultivated in Salem, Coimbatore and Thiruvallur districts of Tamilnadu. Details of this variety is mentioned in Abithana Chinthamani.

Nutritional Properties

It is high in protein (10.51 g/100 g), iron, and zinc (2.73mg/100g)

Suggested Dishes

It is suitable for making idly and dosa.

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Other Rice Varieties

Vellai Kuruvikaar

Anandanoor Samba

Soolaikuruvai

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