Season: Kuruvai ( 90 Days Crop)
Region: Tamil Nadu
Specialty: Soft Idlies
Medicinal: A) Helpful for pregnant women: Its kanji(usually called Pez, water extracted out of boiled rice) is said to induce normal delivery in pregnant women.
B) Removes bad sweat from the body: It contains anthocyanin(antioxidant)which helps to kick the bad sweat out of the body and provide a healthy living.
C) Boost immune system: It increases hemoglobin content in blood and thus boosts the immunity system.
D) Contain vitamin B1: It contains vitamin B1 which is especially helpful in case of mouth and stomach ulcers and stomach-related problems.
E) It is also helpful for headaches and is said to boost memory.
- Hemoglobin levels in the blood are promoted and increased by this particular rice variety.
- Porridge, Idly, Dosa, and other dishes are best prepared this way.
- Lowers cholesterol and aids with blood sugar control