Kitchili Samba

  • Kitchili Samba

    Story

     

     

    Kitchili refers to a fruit and probably it derives its name to the resemblance of this fruit.  It has a pale orange thin grain (colour resembling that of a kitchili fruit) with a pleasant aroma.   It is also called as “Thoppikaran Vidhai” or “Porukku Vidhai”.

     

     

    Special Features

     

     

    Consumption of this rice gives a sheen to the body.  It is digested very fast.  If properly cooked kitchili samba rice is consumed it enables weight gain.  This variety is highly suitable for the south Indian meal and also used for making a special dish called “Biriyani”. Highly resistant to pests and diseases.

     

     

    Season

     

     

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

     

     


    Soil Type

     

     

    Sandy clay soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.

     

     

     

    Crop Duration

     

     

    135 - 140 days

     

     

     

    Height

     

     

    It grows to a height of about 118 cm

     

     

     

    Colour and Quality

     

     

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

     

     

    Adopters

     

    Mr. Thriyambak Kannan (2016 - 17)

    Ms. Vijayalakshmi Das (FWWB) (2016 - 17)

    ABI Showatech (India) Ltd. (2018 - 19)

     

₹15,000.00Price