It possesses antioxidant properties, and has higherzinc and iron content than white rices. They also strengthen, regenerate, and energise the body, regulate blood pressure, and prevent skin diseasesand premature aging. Kullakkar rice contains complexcarbohydrates that are good for health.
Story of this variety
It is an ancient red rice variety with a lot of health benefits. The straw of this variety is very sturdy and is preferred as a roofing material. It is still cultivated in those areas where thatched houses are prevalent.
Since this is a short duration variety it can be grown in all the three seasons. It can be grown with minimum water. It is highly drought resistant and there should be no waterlogging. Highly resistant to pest and disease. It has antioxidant properties and has higher zinc and iron content than the polished white rice. It strengthens, regenerates and energizes the body, regulates blood pressure, prevents skin diseases and premature aging. The variety is ideal for preparing Idly, Dosa and also preparation of Porridge.