Seeraga samba rice, which is the traditional rice in southern India. The tiny-grained seeraga samba gets its name from its resemblance to cumin, which is known as seeragam in Tamil Nadu, and is the most expensive rice grown in that southern India. Seeraga samba is main ingredient in biriyani, a traditional Indian dish. When cooked properly, seeraga samba rice grains are fluffy and loose. One cup of uncooked rice yields about 2 cups of cooked rice.
This rice has high nutritional value and are given particularly to Mapilai/ Bridegroom to get increased energy. In folklore, the bridegroom is asked to lift a heavy rock to show his power. Hence, this mappillai samba rice is cooked and served to him to gain loads of energy to lift the rock.
It is not only restricted to bridegrooms, this Mappillai Samba rice is suited for all ages to gain increased energy.
Ponni rice is a variety of rice developed by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.It is widely cultivated in Tamil Nadu,the Kaveri River is also called 'Ponni' in Tamil literature.The rice is also suitable for diabetics in some varieties and is easily digested.
It’s an ancient rice variety, grown primarily in India, with a lot of health benefits. It is one of the red rice variety grown in India. It possesses antioxidant properties, and has higher zinc and iron content than white rices. They also strengthen, regenerate, and energise the body, regulate blood pressure, and prevent skin diseases and premature aging. Kullakkar rice contains complex carbohydrates that are good for health
Kattuyanam have long been used in traditional rice varieties. Among other traditional paddy varieties, Kattuyanam has additional medicinal properties.This rice helps in the healthy body & helps in good digestion.
Red rice is a variety of rice that is colored red by its anthocyanin content.It is higher in protein and fiber than white rice varieties.Red Rice helps in weight loss.It can regularly used to prepare idli or dosa
Bamboo rice is seed, produced by flowering bamboo at end of its life span. It is not commonly available since their flowering pattern is highly unpredictable and it may vary from few years to upto 100 years for bamboo plant to flower.