This variety is also called as koompalai. Consumption of its rice reduces the labour pain in pregnant ladies during pregnancy. Regular consumption of the milk (obtained by grinding and filtering this variety grain) along with honey helps to reduce general tiredness and removes body pain.
This variety grows up to the height of 4.5-5 feet. The straw is preferred as a roofing material. The rice of this variety is highly suitable for making idly and dosa. This variety is suitable for sandy soil and also areas prone to water logging.
It is normally cultivated during Samba. (July 15th to January 14th).
Sandy clay soil is preferred for cultivating this variety. It also grows in coastal areas.
It grows upto a height of 142.2 cms.
Colour and Quality
The colour of the rice is brown and it has coarse variety.
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