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  • Kadaikazhuthan




    It has a white ring on the grain and appears like a neck of the Brahmini kite (Garudan/Kadai).  Hence, it is called “Kadaikazhuthan” (neck like that of a Garudan/Kadai).  It is also called Garudan Samba.  The details of this variety are found in Pazhani Copper Inscriptions.



    Special Features



    It is highly suitable for making the South Indian meal.  It is also suitable for making a special dish called “Pittu” and also for Idiyappam, Idly and Dosa. Grows well in the areas which has good drainage facilities.  Also, suitable for rainfed areas. 






    It is normally cultivated during Samba (between July 15th to January 14th).



    Soil Type



    Clayey soil, Sandy clay soil and Alluvial soil are preferred for cultivating this variety.




    Crop Duration



    160 – 165 days







    It grows to a height of about 135 cm



    Colour and Quality



    The colour of the rice is white and it has fine grains.





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