Kadaikazhuthan

Kadaikazhuthan

  • Kadaikazhuthan

    Story

     

     

    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. 

     

     

    Season

     

     

    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

     

     

     

    Height

     

     

    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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