Story of this variety
This variety finds mention in several ancient medical texts. It is also called “Kulikulichan”. It is ideal for lactating mothers, since it increases lactation.
Suitable for Saline soil and land which has good drainage facility. Highly drought resistant and pest and disease resistant. Kuzhiyadichan is suitable for making dishes like Idly and Dosa.
It is normally cultivated during Samba (between July 15th to January 14th).
Clayey and Sandy clay soil is preferred for cultivating this variety.Also suitable for Saline soil.
105 – 110 days
It grows to a height of about 80 cm
Colour and Quality
The colour of the rice is Brown and it has coarse grains.
Ms. Chitra A.V. (2016-17)
A well wisher of CIKS (2018 - 19)