Traditional Rice /
Siddha Physicians called this rice as “Man of the Match” because of its varied a nutritional and therapeutic properties.
- High in total ash, protein and fat. In terms of minerals
- it is high in potassium and
- Very high in iron, calcium, zincand phosphorus.
COOKING / DISHES
It is ideal for making idly, dosa, Porridge.
This is highly valued by the Siddha physicians, who use it for the treatment of Filariasis.
GI OF KARUNGKURUVAI
The Glycemic index (GI) of karungkuruvai is in the range of 50 -55 which is low in GI. when compared to market varieties such as white ponni.