Medicinal: It possesses antioxidant properties and has higher zinc and iron content than white
rice. They also strengthen, regenerate, and energize the body, regulate blood pressure, and
prevent skin diseases and premature aging. Kullakar rice contains complex carbohydrates that
are good for health.
Historical: It is an ancient red rice variety with a lot of health benefits. The straw of this variety
is very sturdy and is preferred as a roofing material. It is still cultivated in those areas where
thatched houses are prevalent.